Dendrobium tortile is one of the epiphytic orchid. The plant is originated from Assam India, Bangladesh, Andaman Islands, Malaysia, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations around 1220 m. It blooms in the winter to summer with one to three 8 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
This plant requires cool to warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. From fall to winter keep plant dry and withhold water until new shoots appear in spring. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.