Monthly Archives: July 2018
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
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