Warm- to Cool-Growing Orchids

Before buying an orchid, make sure you can give it the temperature it needs. Learn how to choose the best orchid for you.

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Warm-Growing Orchids

Tender orchids, such as Dendrobium hybrids and Phalaenopsis, require warmth all year, with a minimum winter temperature of 61-64 degrees F. They will tolerate occasional dips, and are fine in centrally heated houses, if moved away from cold windowsills at night.

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