7 most original indoor orchids
Orchids never go out of style. Although these delightful tropicans retain the status of special and moody plants, today they are found in almost every interior. True, it makes sense…

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How to tame a obstinate orchid (part 2)
Oncidium A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5…

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Puffinia flowering
Papinia flower stalks are curved and bizarre. They develop almost at the base of the pseudobulbs, most often arcuate and rarely pleasing with straight lines. Due to the low location…

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How to tame a obstinate orchid (part 2)

Oncidium
A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5 months. The plant forms pseudobulbs, which means that this orchid is easier to pour than to dry. Oncidium willingly blooms in room conditions only if a month-long dry period is observed, at the moment when a new sprout begins to form a pseudobulb. It blooms with delicate inflorescences collected from numerous yellow-brown flowers, the shape of which resembles dancing dolls. So it is often called by the people. In order to make your orchid comfortable, it is usually grown in flat pots with shallow bark. Continue reading

How to make an orchid bloom? 6 helpful tips (part 2)

4. Replace the pot
It is very important to choose the right capacity in which the orchid will grow. Most often, orchids in indoor conditions are grown in plastic pots. It is very important that these pots are transparent, which makes it possible to observe the presence of moisture in it and the dryness of the soil.

But it also happens that the orchid does not want to take root in such a pot. Even orchids of the same species often have individual characteristics and require a different approach. For example, the roots of some plants can be especially sensitive to an excess of moisture, poor evaporation and insufficient ventilation of the roots in the plastic; they rot there. Continue reading

Top 5 Orchid Care Questions and Answers (part 3)

Air circulation
Please also note that in the room where the orchids are kept, it is necessary to constantly maintain air circulation. It is useful to ventilate the room to lower the night temperature, to ensure the supply of fresh air and the necessary nutrients. After all, aerial photosynthetic roots of orchids take moisture, mineral and organic substances from the air. But remember – drafts for these colors are unacceptable.

To increase air exchange, you can turn on a weak fan for one or two hours, but so that the air flow from it is not directed to orchids.

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Orchids with a dubious smell
Orchids with an unpleasant aroma are by no means less than pleasantly smelling. The smells of such orchids are so special that it is difficult for them to find a…

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15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 1)
Thanks to world trade and the rapid development of traffic flows, today we can enjoy the fruits of plants that do not grow in our climatic conditions. At the same…

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Anthracnosis disease - prevention
Prevention is the best treatment (golden words). It must be firmly remembered that the causative agents of infection can already be on the seed that you hold in your hands,…

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Diseases, pests and growing problems
This is one of the most enduring orchids. Rot is the only thing that threatens it, with the exception of the risk of infection in severely neglected and affected collections,…

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