Originally these come beautiful cymbidiums with its beautiful flower sprays for China, Taiwan and Vietnam. Here they grow at an altitude of 1500 to 2200 meters.
The cymbidium, like other green plants, does need sufficient water. Dip in lukewarm water for a few minutes once a week, let it drain and then place it back in the pot is most ideal.
The cymbidium likes a light position, especially in winter this is important. In the spring and summer it is preferable not to direct sunlight, otherwise the leaves could burn.
Give the Cymbidium little or no fertilizer in the winter months. Only in spring, when the plant has finished flowering and new shoots are forming, should it be regularly fertilized with a fertilizer that contains sufficient nitrogen (N).
When the plant is about to burst out of its pot, it is time to repot the plant.
Pick a tall pot. This is where the roots of the Cascade Cymbidium grow best.
Use an airy potting compost mixture that retains enough moisture.
The Cymbidium naturally flowers once a year. So if you bought a plant in January, it will get new flower spikes in January the following year at the earliest.
It's not that easy to get this done. Therefore, here are some tips:
A feast for the eyes, this beautiful cymbidium orchid!