Orchid Care for beginners – How to water Phalaenopsis Orchids
Today I will show you how to water Phalaenopsis Orchids! This will be an easy, step by step, detailed tutorial which will help you water your Phalaenopsis Orchid the right way!
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Watering Phalaenopsis Orchids is a very easy, but important aspect of their care. They don’t naturally grow in soil, so watering should be done in accordance to the medium and pot they grow in!
In media which don’t hold too much water, such as bark mixes like these http://bit.ly/2U0Xpq8 running water through the pot, or even soaking the Orchid is beneficial.
In much more water retentive media, such as these http://bit.ly/2MjnZIe just run water through the pot, no soaking needed.
Soaking is more suited for mixes which don’t retain much water, but are very airy. Mixes which contain sphagnum moss, such as these http://bit.ly/2FHWBT4 can just lightly watered, depending on environment.
Never use hot or freezing cold water, it can damage the roots in time! Also don’t let water stand in the crown and in between the leaves, there is no wind to dry it in our homes!
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Subtropical climate, hot summers and mild winters
60-90% humidity, always breezy
Growth space is kept at min 17C and max 29C
? What I use in my Grow Room:
LECA – Pokon or IKEA
Various organic mixes from rePotme http://bit.ly/2Dmu9mW
Sphagnum Moss – Spagmoss from Besgrow http://bit.ly/2LSZjEx or http://bit.ly/2WOF1D7
Fertilizer and supplements:
MSU Orchid fertilizer for osmosis / rain water http://bit.ly/2LS2bSg
Orchid Focus Bloom (when I need something low in N)
Pots, containers, baskets:
DIY self watering pots and masks from local flower shops
Lechuza self watering pots https://amzn.to/2wIUWq2
Wooden Vanda baskets http://bit.ly/2NfIlWI
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Lerberg and Mulig from IKEA
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