Passion for orchids is rightly called a very special field of floriculture. These amazing plants are so unique in their growth form, and in the type of rhizome, and in the requirements for conditions, that it would be a real crime to rank them as ordinary flowering crops. Among orchids there is a huge number of both the most hardy and unpretentious, specially adapted to room conditions, and very capricious, able to grow only in greenhouses or special windows of beautiful women. For those who are just getting acquainted with these exotic stars, it’s quite difficult to find out what exactly a particular orchid needs and decide to replenish their collection with tropical stars. And there can only be one recommendation – start small. Continue reading
After acquiring a flower, he needs to go through a small quarantine. It consists in keeping the plant separate from others, protecting it from direct sunlight and eliminating top dressing. It is also required not to water the orchid for 5-7 days in order to identify pests and destroy them in a timely manner. At the end of quarantine, the flower should be gradually accustomed to light, exposing on the windowsill and gradually watering.
Watering orchids after transplanting
Orchid transplants are done either immediately after purchase, or in early spring, when the plant emerged from hibernation. Continue reading
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 keep it in the water for 40 minutes. Having removed the pot from the water, it must be kept in the air until excess water comes out. Watering by immersion is considered the most economical and quite effective, but it can be done provided that neither the substrate nor the plant itself is affected by any diseases.
Watering orchids by immersion
Watering a watering can
Water with a watering can and with a low pressure water the surface of the flowerpot, without touching the axils of the leaves and growth points. Continue reading
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 lush growth and colorful flowering. Adequate lighting, top dressing, and temperature conditions have a certain significance in caring for a plant, but the main thing you need to know is how to water an orchid at home.
How to water an orchid?
Watering an orchid grown at home is necessary after the soil in the pot dries. The intensity of watering a flower depends on many factors: temperature and humidity in the room, lighting, size of the container in which the plant is planted, and many others. Continue reading
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 by their constancy and unpretentiousness. But no matter how varied the choice of deciduous crops is, not one grower can refuse to grow at least one flowering plant. Touching or catchy, nostalgic or modern – all of them are surprisingly attractive and in their own way irresistible. And for each grower there is a blooming star – in size, taste and even color scheme.
Constellation of beautifully flowering soloists Continue reading