WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

A brilliant day with Hettie and Nicky from the Eden project

Today was a full on orchid day with our visitors from the Eden Project, Hettie and Nicky, coming to learn more about orchids and their propagation. The Orchid Project Team ran a range of workshop sessions – greenpod seed sowing (above photo) re-plating in-vitro, mounting plants, orchid care and an orchid treasure hunt. The team […]

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365 days of orchids – day 277 – Dendrobium fairchildiae

This is a very large growing Dendrobium native to the Philippines. The species grows pendulous pseudobulbs more than 2m long that become deciduous before flowering over a period of several years. The flowers are produced simultaneously on old bulbs aged from around two to five years old and form clusters near the end of the bulbs. […]

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