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How to Take Care of Dendrobium Orchids


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This article will provide basic tips for growing and caring for Dendrobium Orchids. These flowers are very beautiful and can be grown both indoors and out. These plants are meant to be in a moderate environment so if you live in an area that gets to hot or cold, you will want to make them an indoor plant.

Difficulty:
Easy

Instructions

Things You’ll Need
  • Orhids
  • Pot/Place outside
  • Soil
  • Fertilizer
  • Water
    1. Make sure you have all the items you need. A pot or a proper place outdoors to plant the flower, soil, fertilizer, plants, etc.
    2. Dendrobiums enjoy moderate temperatures ranging from 60-85 degrees. If you live in a climate with more extreme temperatures it will be best to grow them indoors. Also these flowers enjoy plenty of sunlight during the morning hours with light shading during the mid-day hours. Then in the afternoon hours they do best with more light.
    3. Allow the soil to become dry between watering. You do not want to deprive the flowers of water, but you also do not want to keep a constantly moist medium.

      Fertilize the soil once a month.

Tips & Warnings

  • Keep the plants in a moderate temperature range

  • Repot every 2 years

  • Fertilize once a month

  • Do not let the flowers become too hot or cold

  • Do not over water

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