Caring for orchids is really a delicious appeal, and I would like to encourage you to learn more about why these are exceptional and Yes.. It is the one you are most likely to find in your local nursery. It is very popular and is usually in white flowers & viola. It is worth taking the time to learn a little about orchids before you go about trying to raise them.

Young Orchids

For the novice orchid grower is a good way to learn how to take care of them as they grow and thrive plugs starting with orchids.

 When getting a young orchid plant for the first time, try and find out as much about it as possible.

 Know found in nature what types is very important as the type of environment.

 From here you'll have a better idea what watering, temperature, light and humidity requirements it needs.

Fare a list of supplies you need for your orchid plants need.

 This should include the correct potting mix and a specialized orchid fertilizer.

 Keep useful a plant pesticides and fungicides in the event that your system is suddenly attacked by something.

 Orchids generally need repotting once a year so there is no hurry to get another pot just yet.

 A water sprayer is useful, because it is easier to control the amount of water you give your system.



It is essential that you get the potting mix right.

 The most orchids do not grow in the gardens of ground standard or garden plants potting soil mixtures.

 There are species of orchid that prefer a bark potting mix and others that prefer a sand mix.

 Let plant in potting soil mix that you get always the young orchid.

 Don't repot the plant until it has grown to a size where it has overgrown the existing pot.

 When repotting, choose a larger pot size such as orchids do not like he of containers, which 

 are much larger then what they are.



Often young orchid plants are kept in potting media that appears quite dry.

 This is done on purpose, to prevent fungal infections.

 Orchid roots rot very easily if they are over watered.

 It is much better to soak water system gradually over time, rather than a sudden, if the potting medium is very dry.

 Because young orchid plants are not yet flowering, they require different light intensities to those needed by mature orchids.  

 If the lighting is too low, the leaves begin, turning a dark green color.

 Gradually increase the light by changing the plant's position and when the leaves appear a healthy light green color then that should be fine.