Sarcochilus don't need much light and
prefer to be grown in a shady cool corner out of direct sunlight.
These small compact growers are bulbless
and so have no natural water store, as a result the plants don't like to
be dry at the roots at any time, they don't like being sodden either! Keep
the compost evenly moist at all times but avoid getting the crown of the
plant wet during the winter months. They thrive on high humidity and good
The plants are light feeders and a general
purpose plant food made can be applied from March to November at 1/8th the
pack recommendation. Flush the pot out once a month with clean water to
remove any unused plant food and salts which can build up in the compost.