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Orchids

Updated on August 16, 2013


Orchids are some of the most because exotic plants in the world. They are exotic and grows in many colors.

Most orchids are epiphany, they grow in the forest attached on objects.

In order to be good at growing this exotic plant you have to think like the Orchid, they are delicate and exotic.This flower loves strong light but not in direct sunlight it loves ,high humidity with,air circling their roots,it's needs a period of rain and temperature between 50 and 85 degree. All the orchids brought was in a small container with the roots in soaked moss, could damage your orchid.

Moss stop the flow of air from going to the roots of the orchid plant they will never get the opportunity to dry out. Orchids will died before they got the opportunity to grow without extract nutrients from the soil. Caring for orchids are simple orchids if one use the proper skills the knowledge of growing beautiful flowers.

Doing the summer months, orchid should be watered weekly. The water should cover the roots filling up the bark or small rock container.(this will provide extra humidity. During the growing season, feed your plants weekly with fertilizer liquids.

Re-potting your plant remove it from the plastic pot removing as much moss as you can if your roots are white and firm they are healthy.Cut away the rotten black part of the root, set the plant in potting mixture. If you see yellow leaves move the plant, and find a place it is comfort at.

Orchids are some of the most beautiful exotic in the world.

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      Faythe F. 4 years ago from USA

      thank you for the helpful tips..I just recieved 2 orchids and as you say they are packed in moss...so a little tender loving care and we shall see...voted up.

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      Maxine Daniels Foster 4 years ago from Boston MA

      I am a flower lover learning how to plants from my grandmother who had a green thumb. The orchid is and exotic plant that is graceful with class of it's own.