Phalaenopsis orchid

Phalaenopsis Orchid Plant Care

Table of Contents The Phalaenopsis orchids are an exotic flower that is nearly impossible to grow outside. Yet as indoor plants, they brighten up any indoor space. Still, the Phalaenopsis genus provides plant lovers with many popular orchids, especially for the beginner. Today, we will help you care for the Phalaenopsis spp. Phalaenopsis Orchid Care The Phalaenopsis orchids grow in the tropical…
terrestrial orchid plant

Terrestrial Orchid Plant Care

Table of Contents When you think of orchids, you see these iconic yet show plants, right? Think of ornate bloom on an arced stem bought at your local nursery. Yet, these are only a handful of orchids as there are many more like the terrestrial orchids. Today we will help you care for the terrestrial…
Epidendrum orchid

Epidendrum Orchid Plant Care

Table of Contents The Epidendrum genus contains thousands of orchid species. The name is an interesting one as it means upon trees. Why? As Epidendrum orchids are mostly epiphytic growing on trees. Hence, they collect nutrients from the air and surfaces surrounding them. The best part is your orchid will not be growing on a…
vanda orchid

Vanda Orchid Plant Care

Table of Contents Do you want a spectacular orchid species that produce only blue flowers? Then the Vanda orchid is what you need. Still, this orchid species also displays other colorful flower spikes. In addition, the flower shows flat petals that are distinguished from most orchids as it has rambling roots grabbing onto objects and…
peacock orchid

Peacock Orchid Plant Care

Table of Contents Okay, let us get things straight from the word go with the peacock orchids. The plant is a bit confusing as it is not an orchid at all (but a bit more on this later.) One thing is for sure it remains beautiful plants with gorgeous flowers. It is a stunning mid…
vanilla orchid

How to Care For Vanilla Orchid

Table of Contents Now, when we talk about the vanilla orchid, you think of this gorgeous flower, but it is vanilla beans you can harvest. Today we will look at this fascinating plant and how you can care for vanilla orchids to grow inside the home or in your garden. More About Vanilla Orchids The…
orchid plants

How to Care for Orchid Keiki

Table of Contents You have invested in an orchid, and with time you stand amazed as something odd arises from the node. Yes, your orchid is producing a baby. A keiki is a plantlet or a baby orchid produced by orchids such as dendrobium, phalaenopsis, and oncidium. The orchid can reproduce asexually, and the baby…
orchid

How to Grow Orchids in the Water

Table of Contents When we look at orchids, we get three main types: epiphytic orchids, lithophytes, and terrestrial orchids. The aerial roots are covered with velamen and act as suction hairs on the epiphytic and lithophytes. In some orchids, photosynthesis occurs through the velamen in those roots. Hence, when orchids grow in nature, they can…
orchid seed

How to Grow Orchids From Seeds

Table of Contents One of the most valuable plants in the home is the orchid plant. Yet, the most cultivated orchids you find grow in tropical and sub-tropical environments. The other fantastic thing is that you can propagate orchids using division, cuttings, or plant seeds. Still, many gardeners would tell you that seed planting takes…
ground orchid

How to Care for Ground Orchids

Table of Contents Have you been afraid of growing ground orchids, as many gardeners say that the flowers are difficult to grow and care for? Then think again, as we here at Plantly want to help by providing you with some easy tips to get started. But before we get into all the details, it…
fallen orchid flowers

Reasons Why Orchid Flowers Fall Off

Table of Contents Hello to our Plantly friends! We all know how you adore our orchids with their exuberant blooms. But the problem is the gorgeous flower spike is starting to droop, and the flower falls off. Most likely, your plant has already completed its blooming cycle and is now entering hibernation. This period is…
droopy orchids

5 Reasons Why Your Orchid Leaves Drooping

Table of Contents Although orchid leaves aren’t their crowning glory, seeing them droop can be worrisome. Leaves will speak so much about the overall health of any plant including your beloved orchids. So, if ever you see them droop, Plantly suggest not to overlook them. It’s time to do some serious investigation. Orchid Leaves Drooping:…