Posted: 23/08/2014 at 23:57
Better known as the Moth Orchid. Species of +/- 50 species. Most of which are evergreen. Frost hardiness= Tender.
Grow on slabs of bark or in slatted baskets containing epiphytic orchid compost. Allow arial roots to hang outside. Provide High humididty plus bright filtered light all year round. Spring to Autumn water freely and mist spray daily. Spray is best using water at local temperature . Feed monthly with a balanced orchid ffertilizer. Winter, water sparingly. Propagation by division is a no go, however cuttings and off-shoots can be used. Pests. Aphids, mealy bugs and red spider mite.