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Has anyone information on Dendrobium Kimilsungia?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by SungaMoyo, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. SungaMoyo

    SungaMoyo New Member

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    I am living in Africa/Malawi, became interested in Orchids, when I found a huge Aerangis kotchyana flowering on a tree behind my kitchen, first did not know what it was, was also not sure, if the plant was indigenous.
    Later a tree fell on my property and I retrieved lots of young plants from high up, tried to chose the right habitat for them in my garden, keep on spraying them daily- so far most of them are doing well.

    New problem to solve:
    In May I have visited North Korea and brought a Dendrobium Kimilsungia with. It looked like an easy case to cultivate it in Malawi, but that is not true!
    I am hoping to get from you helpful hints, reports of other Kimilsungias growing in different parts of the world!

    Greetings from the warm heart of Africa
  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Redding, California, USA
    SungaMoyo, welcome to the forum.
    I can't help you with the care of the Dendrobium. I looked it up and the earlier and accepted name for this hybrid is Dendrobium Clara Bundt. Perhaps using that name will let you find some care information.