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How to Trim Orchid Spikes

When your Phalaenopsis orchid has finished blooming, you have two options. You can either believe your orchid is done blooming forever, or you can wait and see what happens. Orchids will sometimes produce a new bud at...

Orchid Care 101: Your Orchid Isn’t Dead; It’s Resting!

Like most plants, Phalaenopsis orchids go through a normal cycle of growth, blooming and rest, before the cycle starts again. Typically, Phalaenopsis orchids send up a spike and flower in the fall or winter, although...

Never Give Up on an Orchid!

Orchids are glorious when they’re blooming. Their stately stalks rise elegantly from a cluster of glossy, upright leaves to bloom in a gorgeous profusion of exquisite flowers. In full bloom, Phalaenopsis amabilis take...

Getting Your Phalaenopsis Amabilis to Bloom the Second Year

The Phalaenopsis orchid is the ideal plant for any home with bright, indirect sunlight. They need to have at least six hours of light a day. In instances where natural sunlight is not available, the plant can still...

Temperature Change Triggers Orchid Reblooming

As we have been discussing, quite a few things can affect the reblooming of your Just Add Ice Orchid. With proper care, your beautiful Phalaenopsis orchid will continue to bloom year-after-year; but triggering...

Fertilizer Important for Orchid Reblooming

With proper care, Just Add Ice Orchids can bloom year-after-year, delighting orchid owners with their dazzling displays again and again. Once the final blossom drops from your orchid, the plant will go into a resting...

Tips for Getting Orchids to Rebloom

When you purchased your Just Add Ice Orchid, you were probably amazed by the delicate beauty of its large, curvaceous blossoms. You were then understandably disappointed when your orchid finally stopped blooming and...

What to Do with Your Just Add Ice Orchid When It’s Resting

The metamorphosis creeps up slowly enough, but the jarring difference in appearance is still startling. One day your Just Add Ice Orchid is sporting huge, colorful blooms of breathtaking beauty; the next all that’s...