Orchid maintenance – Yellowing leaves and pseudobulbs, how & when to remove

Today I take you along as I remove some yellowing leaves and pseudobulbs on my orchids!
More info below!

Generally speaking, most orchids will lose the very old structures at some point, as new ones are more efficient at what they do than older structures. Sometimes we don’t need to intervene, but just let the orchid behave naturally.

Sometimes leaves can be damaged, case in which we might need to remove them and make the orchid look pretty again! This will prevent loss of leaves and other structures and keep the orchid healthy.

Other cases https://youtu.be/rH0gM0b1YCA

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Music:
Geographer – After All
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My environment:
Subtropical climate, hot summers and mild winters
60-90% humidity, always breezy
Growth space is kept at min 17C and max 29C
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What I use in my Grow Room:

Media:
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
Slotted pots from rePotme http://bit.ly/2Ds488b

Lighting:
LED shop panels from Leroy Merlin, 4000k
Tertial lamps from IKEA + 4000k LED bulbs (various brands)
Orvibo WiFi Smart Plugs https://amzn.to/2MLSR7T

Shelf units:
Shirley’s Simple Shelving http://bit.ly/2qAcS1r
Lerberg and Mulig from IKEA
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