Three new Taiwan orchid varieties pique interest of European, US buyers

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).

A number of leading international flower retailers have expressed interest in procuring the new species, said the Council of Agriculture. The agency plans to work with the local flower farming industry in the cultivation of the orchids to help local businesses secure a competitive edge in the orchid market.

Read more at Taiwan News (Huang Tzu-ti)


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