Having your orchid blooming at a faster rate can be a huge bonus. However, orchids require a certain amount of care to bloom. Aside from water, orchids require fertilizer to regenerate and develop new flowers. When an orchid finishes flowering, it should rest and regain its resources. This means that it needs water, fertilizer, and […]
Do Orchids Lose Their Flowers?
During the growth cycle of an orchid, the plant will send out several spikes at the same time. The older spikes will be smaller, but new ones will be more prolific. This process is known as reblooming among orchid fans. Orchids have a life cycle, which is divided into six stages. The first stage is […]
Where to Cut Orchid Stem
Whether you are preparing your orchid for rebloom or just maintaining the health of your plant, where to cut orchid stem is important. Cutting is the most obvious way to maintain your orchid’s health, but it is important to be careful. If you cut the wrong way, you could hurt your orchid, or spread diseases […]
How to cut back the orchid flower spike
Let’s be honest, it’s the flowers in Phalaenopsis orchids that make us love these plants so much. Or at least that’s how we get into them in the first place! Of course with time we learn there’s more to these orchids than just the flowers; the leaves and roots have a life of their own, […]
Why are my orchid’s flowers falling off?
It’s exciting to pick a new orchid in the shop. Choosing which one to buy is understandably based on the type of flowers it has – there are so many different colors and patterns to choose from! Once the new plant is brought home you naturally want to enjoy the flowers for as long as […]