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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7 beginner orchid care tips for beginners (part 2)
Tip 3. Smart watering orchids The love of orchids and their tropical origin should not mislead you. In most cases, orchids are sufficient to water about once a week. It…

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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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Temperature and ventilation

This is one of the most heat-loving and heat-resistant orchids. An ideal regimen for phalaenopsis tetraspis is considered to be increased room temperature with a night drop of 5 degrees.
This orchid blooms most magnificent at a temperature of about 30 degrees during the day and 25 degrees at night. But ordinary room temperatures with a difference from 22-25 in the afternoon to 16-18 at night are suitable for them.

It is not necessary to grow a four-leafed phalaenopsis in rooms where the temperature even drops below 16 degrees even at night in winter (and it is better not to let it drop to 18 degrees).

This is one of the orchids that love stable heat with diurnal differences and do not need any changes in the temperature regime at different stages of development. Continue reading

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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Orchids with a dubious smell
Orchids with an unpleasant aroma are by no means less than pleasantly smelling. The smells of such orchids are so special that it is difficult for them to find a…

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Ordinary Orchidariums
These are models without complex automatic control systems. They are actually a terrarium or a flower showcase with the usual elementary lighting and ventilation system, usually located at the top…

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Phalaenopsis bellina
A very pleasant aroma of floral perfumes with light fresh notes of a sea breeze is inherent to a rare species of phalaenopsis bellina (Phalenopsys bellina), incomparably original in its…

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