The San Francisco Orchid Society meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Located at San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers), adjacent to the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum (at Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco).

Plants submitted for American Orchid Society Judging must be entered between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 6, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

February Speaker: Ken Jacobsen – Orchid Travels in Peru

Skills Session at 7pm: Tom Perlite - "How to Prepare and Enter Your Plants for Ribbon and AOS Judging at the Show"

Upcoming SFOS Meetings

  • March 2018: Theresa Hill – Paphiopedilum Breeding at Hillsview Gardens
  • April 2018: Peter Lin – Cattleya Species and their Culture
  • May 2018: Brandon Tam – Orchids at Huntington Gardens
  • June 2018: Fred Clarke – Australian Dendrobiums
  • July 2018: Lou Jost – topic TBD

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