Callistra type Dendrobium are always a crowd favorite with their eye catching pendulous blooms in Spring.
farmeri is widespread in Nepal, Bhutan, northeastern India, Burma, Thailand, Laos, and Malaya.
A mature plant can be 30-45cm in height, and once big enough clumps quickly.
The arching to pendulous inflorescence forms near the nodes near the top of the cane and have 15-30 flowers that are up to 5cm.
A large specimen plant is eye catching and a real showpiece.
Ideal conditions are
- medium to high filtered light,
- cool to warm locations
- in a well drained mix that dries before it is watered again.
They can be grown on a mount.