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Phalaenopsis Orchid - Pink

  • Sunlight

    Thrives in bright, indirect light, but can tolerate medium, indirect light. 


    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing potting medium to dry out between waterings. If kept in decorative cache planter, pour out excess water after watering. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.


    Orchids do not like dry air, so be sure to keep humidity around the plant anywhere from 50–70%. During the fall or winter, you can help to boost humidity with a humidifier or wet pebble tray. 


    Average home temperature of 18-25C.  

    Potting Mix 

    Smaller orchids are potted in either a coco plug or sphagnum moss. They can remain in this potting medium for 1-2 years, until their roots and leaves have outgrown the size of the pot and the orchid needs fresh nutrients and larger space. When repotting these orchids, you can pot them into bark media. 

    Larger orchids are potted in a bark media. Bark provides the proper airflow required to keep mature roots happy and healthy. Because orchids are epiphytes that grow on trees in their natural habitat, they need air to flow around their roots, and traditional potting mix just won't do. (If you gently dig into the bark media with your fingers, you might just spot the coco plug at the center of the pot, where the baby orchid was first potted!) 


    Common Problems

    Symptom: Wilting, wrinkling leaves
    Cause: Underwatered

    Symptom: Yellowing leaves
    Cause: Overwatered, or too much sun

    Symptom: Wilting flowers
    Cause: Ending its yearly blooming cycle, storing up energy to re-bloom 

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