Dendrobium macrophyllum


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Dendrobium macrophyllum

Quantity: 1 Plant

Size: Blooming Size, 4” pot size


Dendrobium macrophyllum

is a widespread orchid species found in various regions, including Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, the Philippines, Sulawesi, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Santa Cruz, Vanuatu, and the Caroline Islands. It typically grows in a range of habitats, from hot coastal primary forest jungles to cool montane forests, often as an epiphyte on tree trunks. The species exhibits some variations in stem characteristics, leaf size and arrangement, and flower appearance across its wide distribution range.

Here are some key characteristics of Dendrobium macrophyllum:


Habitat and Distribution

Found in a variety of tropical and subtropical habitats, ranging from lowland coastal areas to montane forests at elevations up to 1700 meters.

Growth Habits

Dendrobium macrophyllum is a medium to large-sized orchid species. The stems are ribbed, slightly flattened at the base, and become thicker in the upper 60% of the stem. Typically, there are 2 to 4 large and persistent leaves that are located near the apex of the stems.


The species typically blooms from spring until late summer. The flowers are borne on an erect inflorescence (raceme) that is 6 to 16 inches (15 to 40 cm) long. Each raceme usually carries many flowers, typically ranging from 15 to 25.

Flower Characteristics

The flowers of Dendrobium macrophyllum are known for their heavy texture and color variability. They have a delicate sweet floral fragrance and are long-lasting. The exact appearance of the flowers can vary within the species, with differences in color and patterning.

Cultural Requirements

Dendrobium macrophyllum is considered a medium to cool growing orchid species. It requires consistent watering and fertilization throughout the year. As an epiphytic orchid, it is often grown on tree trunks or other surfaces in a well-draining orchid mix.

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Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 35 × 22 × 14 cm