'Cymbidium orchid' is a plant in the Cymbidium genus with a scientific name of Cymbidium. Leaves appear approximately as a Apple green colour. It is a flowering orchid / houseplant that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows with a erect habit. Popular varieties of Cymbidium orchid with home gardeners are Pico bello, Sleeping beauty 'inca gold, Sweetheart 'elegance, black ruby, and Sonia.
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Plants with dark green leaves are not receiving enough sunlight.13 Water more during growing season3, when in bloom water less but do not let dry out. Large, older varieties may need a cold period in order to bloom, smaller new ones usually do not.1 These orchids need a combination of cooler temps and less water to bloom.1 Cymbidiums prefer a slightly acid soil mix.2
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Cymbidium orchid so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Cymbidium orchid so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Cymbidium orchid plants:
leaf tip die back-caused by accumulated salt build up. Use purer water.3
Cymbidium, King orchid