Watering Phalaenopsis Orchids

If you're new to orchids or planning to start collecting orchids as a hobby, one inevitable problem that comes with orchids is stem or crown rot. Crown rot is caused by a collection of water in the crown area, leading to a rot in the crown area (as suggested by its name). Stem rot is … Continue reading Watering Phalaenopsis Orchids

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Orchid flowers die after arriving home.. What now?

YIKES totally unexpected. Bringing home a new pot of orchids and what happens? The flowers start dying off just days after. This was definitely unexpected since knowing that the plant is a live one, why do the orchid flowers die so easily? Does this mean the orchid is slowly dying and the wilted flowers is a … Continue reading Orchid flowers die after arriving home.. What now?

My very first orchid haul!.. For a while..

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SOOOO! Exciting news! I've ordered three new orchids from an orchid breeder not long ago and it came this week! This time round I chose three phalaenopsis hybrid just because I love orchids, especially phalaenopsis! They come in different sizes so I'm not limited to having huge plants around my already really cramped apartment! 😂 Guilty as … Continue reading My very first orchid haul!.. For a while..

Repotting an orchid is a mastery of its own.

In case you were wondering, this is the second part, following the previous post on rootless phals. So I've seen numerous youtube videos to educate myself on orchid care, since bringing one home. Some of them recommended repotting, mainly to check on the root systems and for snails, others well did not mention anything about … Continue reading Repotting an orchid is a mastery of its own.