Orchid Growing & Care Tips
Dendrobiums prefer 40% to 50% humidity. Humidity Trays may be needed,
especially if a heater or air conditioner is in use in the house.
Dendrobiums must be fertilized on a regular basis! For best results,
use nutrients every other week. It is recommended to pre-water plants,
before applying the diluted nutrient solution if the potting media
Dendrobiums should be grown in Medium Orchid Bark Mix and should
be repotted once every two years. Ideally, Dendrobiums should be
repotted in the spring. Dendrobiums do best when grown in pots that
are small for the size of the plant.
Common pest associated with Dendrobiums are scale, mealy bugs and
spider mites. X-CLUDE, encapsulated pyrethrum time-release insecticide,
and Neem Oil are the most efficient methods of pest control.