A brief overview of the process I use to rehabilitate dehydrated orchids.
Some ideas for providing humidity for orchids grown in the home.
All over the internet you will find that Oncidium type orchids, or sympodial orchids in general, don’t require as much water as Phalaenopsis or monopodial orchids. I wasn’t happy with the results of this statement, so let;’s think about this a bit more.
This video includes an addendum at the end on how I drain the orchid in bark.
In this video I give updates on issues with semi water culture watering care, how I water orchids growing in bark media in opaque pots, and answer viewer questions
Water culture levels, updates, and subscriber questions answered.
Many orchids need to dry quickly between waterings. These include rupicolous Laelias as well as many Dendrobiums and Encyclia species. Here I show the method that works for me. Using good quality bark is one of the key components of this.