Dendrobium glomeratum x lawesii Orchid – Growth habit and care tips

Today we look at e new blooming orchid in my collection, a new Dendrobium crush!
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Dendrobium glomeratum (sulawesiense) x lawesii is a primary hybrid between 2 species in the Calyptrochilus section. Learn more about this section here http://www.aos.org/orchids/orchids-a-to-z/letter-d/den-sec-calyptrochilus.aspx

It produces long canes which lose their leaves every once to two years. Flowers appear on the upper nodes of the canes and are formed in an inflorescence of 3 or more flowers.

This Orchid doesn’t need a winter rest, or a pause in watering or fertilizer in order to bloom. Furthermore it seems to not enjoy dryness at all, I was actually forced to change the setup to better suit my possibilities. Light should be bright shade and temperature intermediate.

This is not a fragrant orchid, but the bright pink – magenta flowers are a great pop of color which will brighten any grow room!

More Dendrobium sections http://www.aos.org/orchids/orchids-a-to-z/letter-d.aspx
More on Dendrobium glomeratum http://www.orchidspecies.com/denglomeratum.htm
More on Dendrobium lawesii http://www.orchidspecies.com/denlawesii.htm

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✿ My environment:
Subtropical climate, hot summers and mild winters
60-90% humidity, always breezy
Growth space is kept at min 17C and max 29C
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✿ What I use in my Grow Room:

Media:
LECA – Pokon or IKEA
Paph and Phrag Imperial Orchid Mix http://bit.ly/2QlWY87
Oncidium Imperial Orchid Mix http://bit.ly/2CLwNDZ
Sphagnum Moss – Spagmoss from Besgrow http://bit.ly/2LSZjEx

Fertilizer and suppliments:
MSU Orchid fertilizer for osmosis / rain water http://bit.ly/2LS2bSg
Orchid Focus Bloom (when I need something low in N)

Pots, containers, baskets:
DIY self watering pots and masks from local flower shops
Lechuza self watering pots https://amzn.to/2wIUWq2
Wooden Vanda baskets http://bit.ly/2NfIlWI

Lighting:
LED shop pannels from Leroy Merlin, 4000k
Tertial lamps from IKEA
Orvibo WiFi Smart Plugs https://amzn.to/2MLSR7T

Shelf units:
Shirley’s Simple Shelving http://bit.ly/2qAcS1r
Lerberg and Mulig from IKEA
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