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Zygopetalums

Zygopetalums are a mostly Brazilian orchid and are considered by many growers relatively easy to grow. Other members of...

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Vandaceous Orchids

Vandas need warm, humid growing conditions. They are slow growing and may take up to 7 years from seedling...

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Terrestrial Orchids

Light  During active growth, Pterostylis or greenhoods should be under 50% shade cloth, Corybas prefer more shade and Diuris...

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Sarcochilus

Sarcochilus are natives of Australia, growing mainly in the upper region of New South Wales and Queensland in the...

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Phalaenopsis

Doritaenopsis should be treated as the same. Temperature  The ideal temperature range is between 20-27c Night temperature should not...

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Paphiopedilums

Cultivating Paphiopedilums can be easy provided that they are given the right conditions in which to grow. The majority...

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Oncidiums

Light Oncidiums can be grown under shade-cloth 50% in winter 70% in summer. They can be grown in either...

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Cymbidiums

Cymbidium Orchids need sunlight, water, fertilizer, fresh air and a well drained potting mix to give best results Sunlight ...

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Cymbidiums Flowering

Why won’t my Cymbidium Orchid flower checklist Is it too dark? Cymbidium orchids need only 50-70% shade. If your...

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Cattleyas

Cattleya plants like all other orchid genera require >good light + water+ good air movement so to grow Cattleyas...