Dendrobium moschatum

Dendrobium moschatum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergDendrobium moschatum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergDendrobium moschatum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Dendrobium (Den) contains 1200 species from all parts of Asia and the Pacific. Some like a dry winter rest, all like to dry out between watering. Flowers are long lasting.

Dendrobium moschatum grows in Southeast Asia at low altitudes. It is cool to hot growing, needs bright light and is fragrant. It blooms spring into summer on leafless canes. Flowers last only a few days.

This plant is in rock in a 1-gallon pot. There are four canes and stands twenty four inches above the pot.

09/15/2013 - Re-potted, Blog entry

08/12/2012 - Bloomed, Blog entry

10/05/2011 - Thought about moving to pot, Blog entry

11/24/2007 - *R Added to collection. Removed from the pot and mounted on cork.

TRIBE: Dendrobieae     SUBTRIBE: Dendrobiinae