TAIPEI – Taiwan has successfully cultivated three new orchid varieties under the genus of Dendrobium, which have been registered by Great Britain’s leading gardening organization, the Royal Horticultural Society.
The new breeds are named Taitung nymph (台東香蓮), Taitung golden peacock (台東黃金孔雀), and Taitung panda (台東貓熊).
According to the Taitung District Agricultural Research and Extension Station, Dendrobium orchids are relatively easy to grow and boast appealing shapes and hues. Demand for the floral genus continues to grow, with a market of over 8 million bonsais globally.
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