Dendrobium helix and sylvanum are vigorous species from PNG. The seedlings available have been similar.
Den. sylvanum is an exceptional bright colour with bolt upright inflorescence.
Den. helix had a flower count of 38 on the last flowering. It has 2 consecutive flushes of flowers in Spring that are long lasting and good shape.
Expecting the results to be good shape and bright colour on an upright inflorescence not needing staking.
Ideal conditions are
- medium to high filtered light,
- warm to hot locations
- in a well drained mix that dries before it is watered again.
They can be grown on a mount.