Flowering phalaenopsis quadriceps
The flowering period of phalaenopsis tetraspis can be stretched, but the favorite flowering time of this orchid is spring and summer. The ability of phalaenopsis to develop further and to…

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Orchids: types and rules of feeding
Want to watch a blooming orchid all year long? We will share the secrets of caring for her. Elegant and sophisticated orchid - a unique plant, it can not be…

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Growing conditions for puffinia in rooms
Pafinia is ranked among the most capricious orchids also because it imposes rather special requirements on temperatures. If the lighting for it can be moderate, then the comfortable temperature difference…

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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 sympodial orchids with oval pseudobulbs very densely pressed to each other, resembling cigars with a pointed end to many (they can grow up to 20 cm in length).

Catasetum
Even young pseudobulbs are leafy even at rest, from the second year lanceolate leathery leaves with longitudinal veins fall off. This deciduous orchid produces simultaneously large male, up to 12 cm in diameter, and small female flowers.

Only the first ones can boast of high decorativeness – upside down, with a funnel-shaped lip, oval sepals and petals. Unique dark red, chocolate colors, contrasting with the yellow-green lip, only emphasize how unusual this orchid is.
7. Wanda
The spices are associated with aromas of most types of vandas (Vanda), however, they vary greatly in intensity and sometimes take on shades of grapes. The brightest orchid with rounded petals has become famous for its dazzling “acrylic” shades of purple, pink, purple, purple, and its complex character.

Vanda
Vanda © annatomic8
Wands are monopodial orchids that do not form pseudobulbs. Medium stems with densely sessile, belt-shaped and brightly colored leaves and greenish airy roots create very bizarre silhouettes.

Small-flowered or multi-flowered vandas always look bright. From peduncles of various shapes, developing from the axils of the leaves, from 2 to 15 flowers bloom, which gradually grow and acquire characteristic colors (only a few days after blooming). Vandas flowers can exceed 15 cm in diameter, the curvature of the lines is their main feature.

 

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" - a liquid organic fertilizer with a full complex of amino acids
Today, one can hardly surprise anyone with a blooming orchid - many flower growers have learned to successfully grow this tropical miracle, and stores regularly delight customers with new varieties…

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Anthracnose is a dangerous disease
Anthracnosis is a dangerous plant disease. Its imperfect mushrooms Kabatiella, Colletotrichum, Gloeosporium cause it. These mushrooms can pretty much spoil crops such as watermelons, pumpkins, legumes, grapes, zucchini, melons, cucumbers,…

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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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