Care - The Basics
Orchid care is not
difficult - just different.
They don't need a lot
of attention and they're
tougher than you think. (In fact the quickest way to kill an orchid is
over doing it.) Most
actually easy to grow - if you
what to do.
Growing orchids in our Hydroponic System could be the biggest
advance in years! Even though the system does most of the work, you still need to
understand the basics of how nature
works to be a successful grower.
Growing your first orchids? See Orchid
Care for Beginners.
The Rhythm of Orchid
humidity all work together to produce healthy plants. As a grower, your
task is to develop the right balance between these elements for your
grow on every continent except Antarctica, so there's a wide range of
growing conditions for these plants. Most of the
orchids we grow as hobbyists are from tropical regions
however. That means you don't have to go to extremes to create a
healthy growing environment for your plants.
though most of the orchids we grow are from the tropics, care
still vary because orchids grow in different
places and at different altitudes.
With a little research it's easy to find a plant that will
growing conditions however.
names. Sooner or later you're going to have to confront those tongue
twisting orchid names. How can you learn about growing orchids
if you don't know their names?
type of orchids do you have?
need lots of light, more than most houseplants.
don't like wet
orchids grow in temperatures found in most homes.
|Orchids don't need
steamy, hot jungle, but they do insist on at least 30% humidity.
about humidity ....