Temperature and ventilation
This is one of the most heat-loving and heat-resistant orchids. An ideal regimen for phalaenopsis tetraspis is considered to be increased room temperature with a night drop of 5 degrees.…

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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…

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Fertilizing and fertilizer composition
For phalaenopsis, four-shield feeding is not a mandatory departure point. This orchid blooms both with regular fertilizer application during the phase of active leaf growth and vegetation, and with only…

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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, where the problems of neighbors can also be thrown onto phalaenopsis tetraspis.

Propagation of four-flowered phalaenopsis
Despite the fact that phalaenopsis is so popular, already by their luxurious varieties one can judge about the difficulties of reproduction. Children are rarely formed, and in order to wait for offspring, you will have to be patient.

There is simply no other way to grow a new phalaenopsis at home. Children are formed only in the heat and at very high humidity.
Phalaenopsis often forms daughter plants not on stems, but on peduncles, when cute miniature rosettes of several leaves grow from sleeping buds, which the aerial roots themselves do not always release.

If there are signs of root development, then the separation is carried out after they grow to a length of 5 cm. If the roots do not form for months, then it is better to try to root the baby, the development of which will go to the detriment of flowering on this peduncle.

Accurate separation and rooting in a moist substrate (riskier in water with coal additives) allows you to get a fast-growing mini-orchid that will produce a flower stalk in a few years.

 

Orchidarium - a cozy "house" for orchids
Special flower display cases for capricious orchids create ideal conditions for growing these tropical beauties. Orchidariums, in the first place, provide high air humidity and careful control over it, but…

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Brassia
Almost all brassia (Brassia) smell sweet-cloying, but very difficult. They pleasantly surprise with the ability to envelop in a romantic cloud any medium room. The exception is the light aroma…

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Choosing plants for the florarium (part 1)
Florariums are one of the most spectacular ways of landscaping the interior. Decorative, impeccable in appearance, requiring minimal care, but at the same time bringing us closer to nature, like…

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Ordinary Orchidariums
These are models without complex automatic control systems. They are actually a terrarium or a flower showcase with the usual elementary lighting and ventilation system, usually located at the top…

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