Dendrobium longicornu (hirsutum) – Species

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Dendrobium longicornu also called as The Long-Horned Dendrobium, Callista longicornis, Dendrobium bulleyi , Dendrobium flexuosum, Dendrobium fredianum, Dendrobium hirsutum, Froscula hispida, is a species of the genus Dendrobium. This species was described by John Lindley in 1828.
Dendrobium longicornu is native to southern China (Guangxi, Tibet, Yunnan), the Himalayas (Nepal, northeastern India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Assam), and northern Indochina (Myanmar, Vietnam). It grows on tree trunks on sandy banks in humid, mossy, mixed and coniferous forests and primary montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 3000 meters above sea level.
The Long-Horned Dendrobium is a 
small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial. It blooms in the fall on very short, axillary racemes that arise from near the top of leafed canes with 1 to 3, fragrant, waxy, long-lasting flowers. 

Pot Size: 2.5" pot or mounted
Flower Size 2”-2.2" (5.5 cm)
Plant are about 7"-12" tall with 3-5 canes
Blooming Size: YES  – from Spring to Summer
Temp: Intermediate, Cool to Cold
Light: Very Bright
Watering: Moist, slightly dry in winter
F ertilizer: 1/4-1/2 dose of orchid fertilizer weekly
Humidity: High 80%-90%



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