|Exposure Dendrobium ochreatum
continental : Place The Dendrobium ochreatum in a semishady place, with few hours a day of direct sunlight.
alpine : These plants do not like to be exposed to direct sunlight for long periods.
mediterranean : These plants prefer semishady locations, but can be exposed for few hours to direct sunlight without any problem, above all during the coldest periods of the year.
Fertilization Dendrobium ochreatum : We suggest to fertilize rather regularly, even though for most of the species it is suggested to avoid or reduce the supply of fertilizer during bloom. Use a specific fertilizer for orchids, to be dissolved in normal waterings every 15-20 days; avoiding to leave the roots soaked with the fertilizing solution for excessively long periods.Watering Dendrobium ochreatum
continental : It is advisable to water regularly, specially during the hottest months of the year, avoiding to leave the soil dry for very long periods; The Dendrobium ochreatum like slightly humid substrates all year long. In autumn and winter you can avoid watering, or intervene during warmest days only.
alpine : Try to keep a mostly humid soil, remember to water generously specially in summer; we can avoid watering during the cold season, or decrease waterings, intervening only in case of long duration drought.
mediterranean : Water The Dendrobium ochreatum rather regularly from March to October, always allowing the soil to dry out well between two waterings. Avoid water excesses or stagnating water; during the cold season waterings can be decreased or suspended.
Treatments Dendrobium ochreatum : Orchids suffer very often from roots rots, which shall be avoided with a correct growing; the presence of insects shall be eliminated immediately, avoiding to spray the product used on the flowers.