Orchid (Dendrobium pompadour)


NASA Certified
Air Purification Rating
Effective at removing chemical vapours including alcohols, acetone, formaldehyde and choloroform from the atmosphere.
Summary
Dendrobium comes from the Greek word meaning "life in a tree." Many species release oxygen at night rather than during the day making them excellent bedroom plants.
Specific growth requirements for each species should be determined at the time of purchase.
Family
Orchidaceae (orchid)
Origin
Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand
Care and Maintenance
Water generously in spring and summer. In winter water just enough to keep the bulbs from shrivelling and do not feed. Mist often especially in summer.
Use commercially prepared orchid mix or decayed oak leaves, Spanish moss or sphagnum moss.
Light Conditions
Semi-sun
Temperature
Day: 16 to 24 degrees celsius
Night: 13 to 18 degrees celsius
Pests and Problems