Orcidium Twinkle: General: Belonging to the family of the Orchidaceae, the genus Oncidium is made up of several different specimens, in general it can be said that it is a epiphytic plant, i.e. with aerial roots. Although it is a particularly varied genre, it is possible to outline general characteristics. The leaves are dark green and flattened form the flowers are gathered in cob, which open simultaneously. Exposure: These plants need a lot of light, exposure in abundantly illuminated places is vividly recommended, as long as the rays do not directly affect the plants. The optimum temperatures are never below 10 °c and not too much more than 25 °. Watering: In general, oncidium orchids must be watered abundantly in the spring/summer period and poorly in autumn/winter, they also prefer a humid environment, so a very frequent spraying of the leaves is recommended. The importance of air for these plants is comparable to that of water: a good recirculation of air without the water stagnating is essential so that there is no rot. It is possible to check the welfare state of the plant, observing the roots: if White and green, they enjoy excellent health.