The Phalaenopsis orchid is the easiest type of orchid to care for. For this reason, they’re often referred to as the perfect “Beginner orchid”. Even though caring for them is easy, many people struggle to keep them alive. And that’s understandable – if you don’t know a plant’s dos-and-don’ts, then how can you keep it […]
When should I repot my orchid plant?
Repotting is a big part of keeping orchids. And the more orchids you have, the more repotting you’ll be doing. Therefore it’s good to learn everything there is to learn about repotting. On a positive note, repotting can be a lot of fun! For me, it’s one of my favorite parts in keeping orchids. In […]
Can I cut my orchids roots?
The first time I unpotted an orchid, I was quite taken back by how different the roots looked like compared to the roots of ‘normal’ houseplants. Because most orchids are ‘air plants’, plants that grow on trees, etc., that’s what their roots are; different. Therefore they have their own needs and behavior. I will cover […]