3. How to care for an orchid?
Watering and humidity
For watering flowers, including orchids, it is better to use warm, standing water. Flowers are very sensitive to chlorine and lime found in tap water. Try boiling such water to soften and let it cool before watering. Better yet, pour melt or rain water at room temperature.
Watering should be done regularly, but sparingly throughout the year. In summer, orchids need more water and should be watered approximately every five days, in winter – once every 7-10 days. Make sure that moisture does not accumulate at the bottom of the flower pot and in the pan. Continue reading
When buying any orchids, in the description of the characteristics of which there is a note about aromaticity, it is worth clarifying how they smell and how strong the aroma is. Like other fragrant plants, orchids with a medium and strong aroma should be selected individually and according to your taste, because the perception of smells is very personal and does not always lend itself to logic. Orchids with a strong smell will require the right choice of place: they can not be placed in small rooms, bedrooms, living rooms, if they rest there during the hours of the highest intensity of aroma. In this article we will talk about orchids with a fruity aroma, the smell of exquisite perfumes and a very dubious “amber”. Continue reading