Plant Care Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Also known as

Aporum cochinchinense, Aporum lobbii, Aporum micranthum, Aporum serra, Callista micrantha, Dendrobium cochinchinense, Dendrobium micranthum, Dendrobium serra, Orthoglottis imbricata and Oxystophyllum macrostoma


Dendrobium aloifolium

How to care for Aloe-Like Dendrobium


How often to water your Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Water needs for Aloe-Like Dendrobium
0.5 cups
every 9

Aloe-Like Dendrobium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Aloe-Like Dendrobium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aloe-Like Dendrobium: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Aloe-Like Dendrobium may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aloe-Like Dendrobium: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aloe-Like Dendrobium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Aloe-Like Dendrobium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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