Dwarf Pink-White Dendrobium Orchid

Native range : general
Skill for Culture : Beginning.
Type of Culture : Warm grower.

Type of Grow : Epiphytes; grows clinging to the branches of trees.

Growing Patterns : Sympodial; Orchids are growing sideways.

Description
Often it is used to decorate the home or shop. Tolerate drought. Cheap, about 1$ for pot.

Flower
Dwarf  Den. have 2 colors, pink and whote. Petal larger sepel. about 3.5 cm. diameter. Flowering throughout the year.

Leaves
Green, Purple edge.

Culture & Care
Air humidity of more than 80 percent and light about 70 percent. In winter, should reduce watering.






x Cattleya hybrid orchid, Orange color

Culture & Care Synonym :
Native range :
Skill for Culture : Experienced
Type of Culture : Warm grower
Described Discovered by :
Described Discovered in :
Type of Grow : Epiphytes; grows clinging to the branches of trees. Terrestrials; are thrive growing on/in the ground. Lithophytes; Orchids that grow in or on rocks.

Growing Patterns : Monopodial; Orchids are growing always grows vertically. Sympodial; Orchids are growing sideways.



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Pleione formosana Orchids Culture & Care

Pleione formosana Orchids
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Synonym : Pleione pricei, Taiwan Pleione, Windowsill Orchid.
Native range : China, Taiwan
Skill for Culture : Experienced
Type of Culture : Cool grower
Described, Discovered by :
Discovered in : Nan-ao Township, a village in northern Taiwan.
Type of Grow : Both a terrestrials and lithophytes species.








Pleione formosana Orchids
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Description
       Found in humid forests, grows in clinging to cliffs. Each pseudobulbs will emerges a single leaf. In winter, they was protected by snow. When snow melts in spring, them will continue grow.

       Pleione formosana high of 15 cm. Spherical pseudobulbs.

Flower
       Flower in spring a single flower have pink color and fringed labellum.

Leaves
       Single leaf, about 10 cm. of length.

Culture & Care
       It's terrestrial species, so should grows in the soil at a foot of tree. Add sand in the soil for well-drained. Can be cultivated in a cold greenhouse.




Pleione formosana Orchids
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Pleione maculata Orchid Culture & Care

Pleione maculata Orchid
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Synonym :
Native range : Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Thailand
Skill for Culture : Experienced - Expert
Type of Culture : Cool grower
Described Discovered by :
Discovered in : nineteenth century
Type of Grow : Both a terrestrial and a lithophytes species.
Growing Patterns : Sympodial; Orchids are growing sideways.





Description
       Pleione maculata grows in empty tree trunk and in soil as a small sized. Found in forests at elevations of 600 to 2,000 meters.
       Many species in genus Pleione have produced many hybrids, such as Pleione lagenaria, form Pleione maculata and Pleione praecox.

Flower
       Single flower, white and cream color. Labellum have yellow color, with pink stripes.

Leaves
       Two leaves merge form its pseudobulbs. After orchids flowers, its will lose their leaves.

Culture & Care
       Air humidity of around 50 percent. Bring them in the shade of tree. Genus Pleione can cutivated out door, in the garden or in a greenhouse. temperature should not to 25 C.

Pleione maculata Orchid
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