Some orchids grow extremly well outdoors, while other orchids do not. This board contains images of indoor orchids, that adapt well to the temperatures…
How To Mount A Mini Phalaenopsis on Driftwood
Cultivating orchids is one of the most satisfying hobbies that one can have, especially when it comes to creative ways to display your blooming orchids. Mounting mini phalaenopsis on driftwood is an amazingly easy method to keeping your orchid healthy and it’s actually easier to grow if you are a beginner. Check out the how to guide on our website.
How To Successfully Transfer Orchids to Water Culture
Transferring your orchid to water culture can be a solution to minimize problems down the line when growing orchids. For new orchid growers, it can be a good solution if (and only if) you follow the guidelines.#orchidcare#orchids#fullwaterculture#orchidcareforbeginners
Orchid Fertilization: 5 Unique Methods
Orchids don’t thrive on water and sunlight alone. In their natural habitat, orchids receive nutrients from the overhead leaves which form a canopy above them. Nutrients floating in the air fall onto their roots and provide them with extra minerals that keep them healthy. In our home environments, this is harder to achieve, but can be done using fertilizer. Check out the complete article on our website.
Do I use hard, soft, or distilled water for Orchids?
What is the best water for orchids: hard water, soft water, reverse osmosis, distilled water, or rain water? When it comes to watering orchids, there’s so much misinformation out there, that it leads to bad habits and the eventual death of many orchids. For example, using ice cubes to water orchids. In this article, you’ll learn what each type of water is and what is best to use on your orchid. Check out the full article on our website.
What do Yellow Orchid Roots Mean?
Yellow roots on orchids are not a sign they are sick. The yellow tinge indicates a lack of chlorophyll in the orchid roots, since they haven’t had access to sunlight. Most likely, these yellow roots are in the middle of the vase, and not on the outside of the clear plastic pots, where luscious green roots prevail. The pale yellow doesn’t indicate a sign of decomposition and should not be cut off. Read the full article on our website: https://orchideria.com/orchid-yellow-roots/
Fact or Myth: Orchids Prefer Clear Plastic Pots to Grow
Clear plastic pots seem to be the preference when growing orchids. But does it really make a difference? To determine if the pot really makes a difference in growing orchids, we put together a comparison and weighed out the factoring determinants to whether clear plastic pots were the best choice for the orchid. Clear plastic pots with large drainage holes induced healthier orchid roots. Healthy roots mean a healthy orchid. Read the full article on our website.
Unique Ideas for Watering Orchids
You have kept up your watering routine and your orchids show positive signs that they are adjusting well to the conditions of irrigation you are providing. Vacations tend to through a wrench in the system, since you might be away for an extended period of time. Naturally, you’re concerned about how your orchids will survive. Can orchids dry out? Yes. Most orchids will survive for two to three weeks (a typical vacation period) without watering. Read the full article on our website.
Top 8 Questions & Answers about Orchid Keikis
An orchid keiki is a baby replica of the mother plant, a clone with the exact same DNA, reproduced asexually—not by pollination. This new baby plant will display the same flower pattern, shape, colors, and texture as the mother plant. Keiki means “the little one, child, or baby” in Hawaiian, which is where the term originated. When it comes to orchid propagation, many questions arise. Read the complete article on our website with the most common questions about keikis and detailed answers.
Best Terrarium Plants: 13 Filler Plants For Tropical Setups
When it comes to building a terrarium, filler plants are a necessity. They keep the background and foreground spotted with interest, all while raising the humidity and increasing the interest of your terrarium. Even though my main focus is building orchid terrariums, filler plants can be used in any terrarium. Read the full article at https://orchideria.com/best-terrarium-plants/#fillerplants#terrarium#orchidarium#orchids
Top 8 Questions & Answers about Orchid Keikis
An orchid keiki is a baby replica of the mother plant, a clone with the exact same DNA, reproduced asexually—not by pollination. This new baby plant will display the same flower pattern, shape, colors, and texture as the mother plant. Keiki means “the little one, child, or baby” in Hawaiian, which is where the term originated. When it comes to orchid propagation, many questions arise. Visit our website to see the most common questions about keikis and detailed answers on how to care for them.
Is my Orchid Dead or Dormant? Top 8 Questions About Dormancy
Once an orchid has blossomed, displaying its beautifully exotic flowers, it will go into a dormant cycle. Some orchids have a shorter dormant cycle while others need a little longer time to recover. Orchid dormancy starts after the last flower has fallen off the flower spike and can look very different in every species. Some hardly have any signs; others look half-dead. Check out the complete article on our website.
3 Proven Methods for Using Teabags as Orchid Fertilizers - Orchideria
In this article, you’ll learn all the benefits and setbacks of using teabags as orchid fertilizers. Read the full article here: https://orchideria.com/teabags-as-orchid-fertilizers/ #fertilizer #orchidfertilizer #orchidcaretips #orchidcareforbeginners #fertilizer for orchids #natural fertilizer for orchids #Homemade fertilizer for orchids #Best fertilizer for orchids #DIY fertilizer for orchids #organic orchid fertilizer
Top 10 Indoor Orchids
With over 9,000 genera of orchids that have been scientifically catalogued, each with different species (around 30,000 different species) it’s a little hard to know which orchids will grow in our living room. What are the best orchids to grow indoors? Phalaenopsis, Cattleya, Paphiopedilum, Dendrobium, Cymbidium, Ludisia, Miltonia, Oncidium, Phaius, and Zygopetalums are the best orchids to grow indoors without many adaptations from the homeowner. Check out the whole article on the website.
Yellow Leaves on Your Orchid: 8 Causes and Their Remedies
Yellowing leaves make any orchid grower nervous. The questions are limitless: should you cut off yellow orchid leaves? What does it mean when leaves turn yellow? How do you fix an over watered orchid? How do you fix yellow leaves on plants? When the leaves on your orchid start to yellow, it’s normal to feel like something is wrong. Read the whole article on our website.
FInd out what orchids love the shade
A window sill with bright direct light isn’t necessary for these kinds of orchids: Phalaenopsis, Paphiopedilums, and Miltonias. Those are the 3 most famous orchids, that can be bought a practically any good nursery. Check out our website https://orchideria.com/low-light-orchids/ to see what the other 30 orchids that thrive in low light conditions are. #orchid #growingorchids #orchidcareforbeginners #indoorplantcare #orchidcare #orchidcaretips #orchideria #growingorchidsindoors