Dendrobium cretaceum is found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.
They are medium growing with canes 25-40cm and are deciduous in Winter.
The flowers are very showy, and each inflorescence has 1-2 flowers with many inflorescences on each cane.
Ideal conditions are
- medium to high light that is filtered,
- cool to warm locations
- in a well drained mix that dries before it is watered again.
They can be grown on a mount.