Phalaenopsis Orchid (Various Colors)
Plastic Container Size: Approx. 9cm(Ø) x 10cm(H)
Overall Height approximately (54cm-70cm)
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Phalaenopsis Orchid (Various Colors)
- Phalaenopsis Orchid which is called the beginner’s orchid is known for its ability to withstand different conditions due to its toughness.
- It is a popular type of orchid flower in Singapore that is easy to care for.
- Suitable for flower delivery in Singapore for any occasion.
- So if you are planning to have a houseplant that will not give you stress then you can consider taking care of Phalaenopsis Orchid.
- The Phalaenopsis or ‘Moth Orchid’ is the most common orchid due to its ease of production and the availability of blooming plants year-round.
- They are easily grown in the home and stay in bloom for a very long time.
- A mature one will be in bloom much of the year with graceful inflorescences loaded with good-sized blooms.
- From pure whites to unusual spotted harlequins, Phalaenopsis are sure to please.
- Unlike many other orchids, Phalaenopsis can be repotted anytime, though it is usually best to do so when not in bloom.
- The culture of Phalaenopsis orchids involves windowsill light and consistent moisture.
- They do very well as houseplants and will grow and flower in a moderately bright windowsill.
- Each year a Phalaenopsis will grow one or two new leaves.
- Once the growth phase is complete, usually in the fall, a bloom spike will emerge from the stem beneath the second or third leaf from the top.
- Instead of regular soil, they need potting material that mimics a host tree or comes from a tree, such as ground fir tree bark, redwood bark chips, or Monterey pine bark chips.
- Most bark potting media will work.
- Also, make sure there is some perlite, sphagnum moss, charcoal, or coconut husk chips mixed in to help with water retention.
- You can also buy a commercial potting mix that is made special for orchids.
- No matter the potting media you use, make sure there is plenty of air circulation for the rooting system.
- They are accustomed to breezes and wind and don’t do well without it.
- During the growing season, fertilize with a weak orchid fertilizer weekly (“weakly weekly,” as the growers say).
- Cut fertilizer back to once a month during the winter and flowering season.
- Some growers like to give the plant a boost of blooming fertilizer in September or October to provoke a flower spike.
- Good light is required for phalaenopsis but they can experience absolutely no direct sunlight, or the leaves will scorch.
- Rotate the plant from time to time to keep growth equal.
- It can tolerate low light and will thrive in an east window, or a shaded southerly or westerly exposure.
- Also, they will do well under common grow lights positioned about a foot from the plant.
- A well-grown plant will have darker green leaves on top and streaks of red or burgundy on the undersides.
- Phalaenopsis is a monopodial orchid, which means that it grows from a single stem.
- It does not have the large water-storing pseudobulbs found on sympodial orchids, although its leaves can store some water.
- Thus, this plant has a lower tolerance for drought.
- During the growing season, water the plant weekly or whenever its exposed roots turn silvery white.
- Water them in the morning and try to keep the potting media slightly damp.
- During the flowering season, you can cut the water back to every other week.
- Water should never be allowed to rest around the stem of the plant.
- This will cause the new leaves to rot, and the plant will die.
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