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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Phalaenopsis tetraspis - the most undemanding orchid
Among the species orchids, phalaenopsis are true Spartans. And one of the most hardy species is the phalaenopsis four-shield, or Tetraspis. He is content with minimal care, completely capricious, easily…

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Fertilizing and fertilizer composition
They feed the plant only during active vegetation. When the orchid grows new pseudobulbs, leaves and flower stalks, a half-reduced portion of fertilizers is added to the water (compared to…

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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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 week, but it is an unforgettable sight. Unusual striped patterns on the huge flowers of a modest orchid I want to consider endlessly. In room culture, papinia is rightly included in the ranks of species that are difficult to grow. It has become fashionable only with the spread of original interior terrariums and florariums, looks amazing on snags and imitations and can become the pride of collections.
Pafinia – a Latin American baby with unique flowers
One of the most beautiful and rare orchids, papinia conquers with the beauty of striped colors on huge flowers and always gives the impression of an unprecedented original. In fact, this orchid is far from as unique as its reputation. Continue reading

We fight with a white coating on the orchid

Why does white plaque appear on orchids? There are two common possible causes: a fungal infection (powdery mildew) or an attack by a pest (powdery mealybug). Why the problem arises and how to solve it using effective bio-drugs, we will tell in the article.

We fight with a white bloom on an orchid (mealybug)
How does powdery mildew and mealybug manifest?
With powdery mildew, a white coating usually appears on the underside of the leaf. The coating is powdery, the texture resembles powder or flour, and it can easily be removed with a finger. With the progression of the disease, plaque becomes gray, spreads to stems and leaves, buds and roots. Continue reading

15 fruits we eat but don’t know how they grow (part 1)
Thanks to world trade and the rapid development of traffic flows, today we can enjoy the fruits of plants that do not grow in our climatic conditions. At the same…

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Orchidarium Interior
The internal filling of the orchidarium is usually called the interior. These are so special objects that in their design, as a rule, they do not save on trifles and…

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Puffinia flowering
Papinia flower stalks are curved and bizarre. They develop almost at the base of the pseudobulbs, most often arcuate and rarely pleasing with straight lines. Due to the low location…

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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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