Garden patch pointers
Last updated 12/24/2009 at Noon
What types of orchids can be grown outside in California?
Many of the members of an orchid society grow their orchids outside in the late spring through early fall in the sunset western garden zones 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, and 24, in California.
Orchids can do very well under an orange tree where there is morning light. If the outside temperature gets below 32 degrees any flowers could be damaged so, they should be moved to a warmer area.
This member of the largest family of the flowering plant should be protected in a well-lighted patio or in a house with special conditioning. Remember, mos...