The original origin of the Oncidium is from North and South America: This area runs from Florida and Mexico to Peru and Argentina.
The nickname of the Oncidium Orchid is Tiger Orchid. She owes this name to the tiger print on the flower. There are many varieties, each with their own tiger print.
The beauty of the oncidium is that there are many buds on a branch. When the orchid is at its ripe, it is a sunshine in the house.
The Oncidium likes to be in a light place but would prefer no direct sunlight.
The Oncidium feels pleasant at a temperature between 18 and 25 °
Watering once a week is usually sufficient, the orchid does not like to stand with its roots in the water.
For a longer service life, regular spraying of leaves and roots is recommended. If the humidity is low, you can spray the smallest flower buds daily to prevent dehydration.
Every 14 days Orchids manure according to the indicated amount on the package. Do not feed during the winter, from November to January.
Once every three years and use orchid soil for this. Do this in the spring and when the orchid has finished flowering.
Oncidiums are easy to get in bloom and are not demanding. Even for the novice orchid lover it is an excellent plant to master the cultivation of orchids with pseudobulbs. Varieties with hard, fleshy or leathery leaves are suitable for the windowsill, while varieties with soft leaves can be better grown in a greenhouse or through the more experienced windowsill growers. At least care for Oncidium a light place, protected from direct sunlight. Oncidium can, provided that sufficient and uniform moisture is provided, be grown in pots, blocks and baskets.
When the flower stalk has finished flowering, you can cut out the branch at the very bottom. From a new shoot, the Oncidium gives a flower branch again, this takes 8 to 12 months.