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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15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 4)
12. Vanilla Vanilla Powder and Pods Real vanilla has little to do with vanilla or vanilla sugar, which we purchase in supermarkets for baking. It is indecently expensive, because its…

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List of the best spicy orchids (part 1)
1. Cymbidium mosquito Cymbidium mosquito (Cymbidium ensifolium) - the most honeyed of all orchids and the most popular of cymbidiums. This is a very elegant sympodial type orchid with poorly…

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7 beginner orchid care tips for beginners (part 1)

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.

Orchid Phalaenopsis
Those for whom the words “pseudobulb”, “aerial roots”, “epiphytes” and other concepts that invariably accompany indoor orchids seem unfamiliar, should first study the basic features of these plants. Do not immediately strive to become the owner of a huge collection of orchids, even if you have such an opportunity. It is better to get acquainted with one single flower and, observing it for some time, carefully caring and studying, to figure out whether you are ready to take responsibility for exotic beauties from among the most valuable indoor plants. The following tips will help you understand the basics in the basics of orchid care:

Orchid Phalaenopsis Mini Mark
Tip 1. Choose wisely, or start small
If you are just starting to get involved in orchids and despite being enchanted by the beauty of inflorescences, you are afraid to have such a beautiful woman because of difficult care, start with the most non-capricious representatives of the family. Familiarity with orchids is best to start with disease-resistant and standard in their requirements varieties and species. For beginners in matters of orchid cultivation, phalaenopsis are best suited. Malay flowers or butterfly orchids stand out not only for their amazing longevity. These orchids are really easy to care for and it is best to learn how to handle all of these amazing plants.

Phalaenopsis orchid pink hybrid
Tip 2. Soft light – the key to the beauty of orchids
Choose the right illumination for the orchid. These tropical flowers in indoor conditions belong to photophilous cultures, but they do not tolerate direct sunlight. The flowers and leaves of orchids, and especially transparent pots, if orchids are grown in special containers and belong to species capable of photosynthesis, should not be exposed to the sun. Orchids should be placed at those windows that look west or east. The most shade-tolerant of all orchids are just the phalaenopsis, which can come to terms with the conditions of the windows of the northern orientation.

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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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Top 5 Orchid Care Questions and Answers (part 2)
3. How to care for an orchid? Watering and humidity For watering flowers, including orchids, it is better to use warm, standing water. Flowers are very sensitive to chlorine and…

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Top 5 Orchid Care Questions and Answers (part 2)
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