Last week my wife came back from a visit to the in-laws. With her came a Moth orchid, (Phalaenopsis). They wanted me to see what I could do to revive it. Well,…
In temperate climates, they need to be grown in greenhouses. Can be grown in pots but also on slabs of bark. Weak foliar feeds can be added to the sprays.
Plants may be divided during winter. Most species should be repotted when the new shoots first appear. Dendrobiums resent disturbance.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Watch for attack by red spider mites, aphids and mealy bug.