Tag Archives: Dendrobiums

All Things Dendrobium

Dendrobium specialist Leonard Gines was on hand at the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club monthly meeting on April 9 to discuss all things dendrobium. Dendrobium is a huge genus or orchids, containing about 1,200 species. Gines began his talk by explaining …
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Dendrobium Culture Tips

Leonard Gines of Gines Orchids in Keaau will present a program on dendrobium culture at the monthly KDOC meeting on April 9 in Honalo.

Gines Orchids is a small nursery specializing in the production of different genera from novelty hybrids to miscellaneous botanicals.
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Repotting Dendrobiums

Hundreds of dendrobiums were donated to be used in the grotto, and some of that surplus overflowed into the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club’s monthly meeting on May 8.

Each member was allowed to select two orchids, and then Betty Matsuo showed the club how to prepare their dendrobiums for repotting.
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Getting Creative with Dendrobiums

May’s program is titled “Creatively Planting Dendrobiums.” The KDOC will be repotting or mounting dendrobiums donated by Gary Chen of Winning Orchids. Members should bring a pot, hapu, bark, a rock, or whatever they would like to attach their orchid to. The more unusual and creative idea the better!
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Tips on Mounting and Growing Nobile Dendrobiums

Mahalo to Ellen for providing this information in the minutes from the February meeting. Tips from Grace: You can take the older stems and lay them flat onto sphagnum moss and they will start shooting and rooting, or you can …
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