Pleione spotted
Pleione maculata (Pleione maculata) - one of the most original white orchids, the aroma of which resembles the intense and complex aroma of plucked apples. Pleione maculata (Pleione maculata) This…

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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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List of the best spicy orchids (part 2)
6. Katasetum Fans of pastry art can easily recognize the smell of Catasetum (Catasetum) - rare orchids whose flowers smell like freshly baked rye bread and malt muffin. These are…

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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.

 

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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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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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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"Aminosole for orchids" - the best fertilizer for their flowering
For top dressing, it is best to use special fertilizers for orchids. The August company offers liquid organic fertilizer from animal products with a full range of amino acids -…

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