Orchids ....... Outdoors
your orchids a vacation by moving them
outdoors for the summer!
Even if you're not among those fortunate growers who live
in mild weather all year round, your orchids can still benefit from
being outside in the summer. After all, isn't that where thay
Growing outside has many
months are the active growing season for most orchids so why not
give them a boost from Mother Nature!
- Brighter light
builds stronger plants
- High humidity
makes happy plants
temps at night triggers flower spikes
Plants that where clinging to life all winter in the
house will suddenly come alive outdoors!
|Basics for Growing
- The outdoor
to late September. Don't
stretch it. Mimium temperatures for most orchids is 45 degrees (55 for
- Plants need time to
with total shade for all plants.
gradually move the high light plants into more sun. Burn spots on the
leaves can happen quickly. Think of your first day on the beach after a
the heat. If your plants are
protected from direct sun and get good air circulation, heat shouldn't
- Grow on
or tables, not on the ground.
Protect your plants from creepy