Orchid Q&A – Best media, Phalaenopsis with dark spots on flowers, keikis & more!

Today I answer more questions you left in the comment section of my videos in the past week!
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Cutting Phalaenopsis flower spikes can be done in several different ways, learn more here https://youtu.be/Umv-SWrFijU

Orchids in arrangements without drainage should be repotted, or drainage holes should be placed. More about the most common orchid ailments here https://youtu.be/GWakMdlTpIo

Promoting new growth on some sympodial orchids can be done by dividing the orchid without repotting, learn more here https://youtu.be/COZrsiS1ueA

Keikis can be left on the mother orchid, or can be detached. Here is more on dethatching a spike keiki https://youtu.be/6_qsadrDZPA

Flowers can get dark spots due to water drops left on the flowers. here are the most common flower problems https://youtu.be/pLj6zP47wnU

Finding the proper orchid medium is a journey, one that I think is best to start with the most popular media: bark and moss.

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P.O. BOX 29002, CY-1620, Nicosia, Cyprus
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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
Paph and Phrag Imperial Orchid Mix http://bit.ly/2QlWY87
Oncidium Imperial Orchid Mix http://bit.ly/2CLwNDZ
Sphagnum Moss – Spagmoss from Besgrow http://bit.ly/2LSZjEx

Fertilizer and suppliments:
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

Lighting:
LED shop pannels from Leroy Merlin, 4000k
Tertial lamps from IKEA
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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https://www.youtube.com/user/MissOrchidGirl/playlists

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