Depending on your particular orchid, you may have to repot it before or after it flowers. But you should never repot while it is flowering. Doing so will shorten its bloom time. Depending on the variety, your orchid will need to be repotted every six months to three years. Younger plants may require less frequent […]
How to Repot Orchids in Sphagnum Moss
Having your orchids repotted is not always a simple process. It is important to make sure that you do it correctly to avoid damaging the roots. You should also ensure that you get a good quality potting medium. Sphagnum moss is a good choice for orchids. It helps to retain moisture, and it is also […]
What soil to use for orchids?
Orchids require a different type of potting medium than what our typical houseplants do. This is because orchids are epiphytes aka ‘air plants’ – plants that live on the surface of other plants, trees, and even rocks. Typical houseplants are terrestrial plants; plants that grow from the ground. They are therefore potted in normal potting […]