How to tame a obstinate orchid (part 2)
Oncidium A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5…

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How to tame a obstinate orchid (part 2)
Oncidium A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5…

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Choosing plants for the florarium (part 2)
Mosses Most often, a classic sphagnum is chosen for florariums, creating a dense and very bright coating. But wet florarium is suitable for mosses of different species, which can be…

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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

How to tame a obstinate orchid (part 2)
Oncidium A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5…

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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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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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List of the best spicy orchids (part 1)
1. Cymbidium mosquito Cymbidium mosquito (Cymbidium ensifolium) - the most honeyed of all orchids and the most popular of cymbidiums. This is a very elegant sympodial type orchid with poorly…

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