To Do After Flowers
or later the beautiful flowers on your orchid will fade away and
die. Your plant is not
dying! All orchids have a Blooming Season and a
Growing Season. Withering flowers is simply means your orchid is
completing its flowering season.
How long do flowers
Orchid flowers are not as delicate as they look. In
holding on, trying to find an insect (or sometimes a bird) to come
along and polinate them. The length of the flowering cycle varies with
the plant. Phalaenopsis (Moth Orchid) flowers can last up to 3 months.
The waxy blooms of Papihopedilum (Lady Slipper) last for over a month.
On the other hand, the big, showy blooms of the Cattleya
only several weeks.
After your plant has finished flowering is the best time to
convert to Hydroponics. It's easy and most orchids ................
(photo's) how to cut back a flower spike
How Long Do the Flowers Last?
To prolong the life of the flowers, move your plant away from
the heat of direct sun. Keeping the plant as cool as possible extends
the flowering cycle. Of course this means avoiding drafts from heat
When will my orchid flower again?
Healthy orchids that have adapted to their environment will
usually flower once a year, sometimes more. The growing season is the
time when your plant is building up the energy to create new flowers.
As a successful orchid grower, now is the time to learn the cultural
requirements for your plant. If you get it right you'll be rewarded
with another cycle of beautiful blooms.
How Do I Get My Orchid to Flower Again?
Although this depends on the type of orchid, there are two
basic things that apply to all plants. First, orchids need as much
light as possible to generate blooms. That's why we move our plants
back to their "growing area" after flowering is finished. Second,
orchids need a 20-25 degree difference in temperature between night and
day to initiate flower spikes.
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