|Dendrobium Orchids by Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 27 contains much
information that is invaluable for the dendrobium grower. Included in their work is much cultural informationspecific
to each species. All species listed are illustrated in colour. For detailed information, this publication is highly
The cultural information noted is summarised from that publication, but for specific species culture, reference
to this publication is recommended.
Some 45 species are noted, with small short lived flowesr and generally a pendulous growth habdit. Differennt
species grow over a considerable altitudinal range, and therefore temperature rerquirements will vary depending
on where they come from. Many are pendulous, requiring slab culture. Lower altitude plants require constant water,
those from higher altitudes will appreciate some dryness during winter.