Pafinia - a miniature orchid with huge flowers
A lover of moist air and one of the most compact and rare papinia orchids for most orchid growers is a real star. Its flowering rarely lasts longer than a…

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Features of growing orchids in pots
In pots they grow calenda, tunia, pleione, faience, flea, and all kinds of orchids that do not like the complete drying of the soil. If epiphytic species are planted in…

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Growing conditions for puffinia in rooms
Pafinia is ranked among the most capricious orchids also because it imposes rather special requirements on temperatures. If the lighting for it can be moderate, then the comfortable temperature difference…

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7 beginner orchid care tips for beginners (part 2)

Tip 3. Smart watering orchids
The love of orchids and their tropical origin should not mislead you. In most cases, orchids are sufficient to water about once a week. It is better to water the orchid by immersion in water or by the method of showering, while the first method is much simpler and more reliable. A pot of orchid is immersed in a container with rain or other soft water so that the substrate is well saturated with moisture (no more than 20-30 minutes). If you are lucky and your tap water is not hard and suitable for taking care of indoor plants, then you can even turn the plants under the tap or soak an earthen clod with a shower, but remember that the water should never be cold. As soon as the water completely saturates the substrate, carefully remove the container on a stand or pan and let all excess water drain (it should not stagnate around the roots of orchids and remain in the pan). Continue reading

Anthracnose is a dangerous disease

Anthracnosis is a dangerous plant disease. Its imperfect mushrooms Kabatiella, Colletotrichum, Gloeosporium cause it. These mushrooms can pretty much spoil crops such as watermelons, pumpkins, legumes, grapes, zucchini, melons, cucumbers, and even citrus fruits. In addition, anthracnose affects walnuts, almonds, dear and close berry bushes – currants, raspberries and gooseberries. This problem is a big topic that many scientists are working on, but we will try to tell you as short and interesting as possible how anthracnose (copperfish) manifests itself in a particular culture, how to deal with it, or, perhaps, to manage one only prevention. So, anthracnose …

Description of Anthracnose
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Phalaenopsis tetraspis fragrance

Four-leaf Phalaenopsis, in contrast to varietal hybrids, surprises with a rather strong aroma. In it you can catch the alcoholic-cognac notes mixed with thin trails of lily of the valley perfume and a sweet aftertaste of ripe fruit.

To assess the smell of phalaenopsis tetraspis, you will have to wait until the 3rd – 4th day after the beginning of dissolution. The smell and its nuances change from the first flowering on one peduncle to the last, as a rule, enhancing grassy and vanilla notes (from flower to flower).

And the most pleasant surprise from this type of phalaenopsis is the aroma not of the night, but of the day. It appears only in sunny weather at the height of the day and pleases before sunset.
Phalaenopsis tetraspis (Phalaenopsis tetraspis) C1
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How to water an orchid at home?
Growing an orchid at home is not only time-consuming, but also requires certain knowledge. This exotic flower needs full and competent care, then it will delight the eye with its…

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Immersion
In this case, the pot is immersed in the prepared water. Lower the pot slowly so that the dry roots do not push the plant out of the pot and…

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10 best flowering indoor plants
Today, in landscaping, it is customary to focus on indoor plants from among decorative leafy stars. More hardy and reliable, not requiring a special dormant period, such plants are distinguished…

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Immersion
In this case, the pot is immersed in the prepared water. Lower the pot slowly so that the dry roots do not push the plant out of the pot and…

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