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4 Common Orchid Growing Mistakes to Avoid

Phalaenopsis orchids are hardy plants that require minimal care. They will grow healthily as long as they are given the right amounts of water, oxygen, light, humidity, and nutrition. However, lack of knowledge or...

4 Factors that Can Prevent Your Phalaenopsis Orchid from Blooming

Phalaenopsis orchids are one of the hardiest types of orchids, and they can thrive under a wide range of environmental conditions. However, there are certain factors that can prevent these orchids from producing their...

How to Make Bark Mix for Your Phalaenopsis Orchid?

It is very important that you use the right potting medium for your Phalaenopsis orchid, because it can have a significant effect on the plant’s water requirements. The ideal potting medium is one that allows quick...

Preparing Your Orchid for Exhibition (Part 2)

Today, we will continue our discussion of several other things that you can do to make your Phalaenopsis orchid look more impressive before an exhibition.

Preparing Your Orchid for Exhibition (Part 1)

After spending so much time and effort growing the perfect Phalaenopsis orchid, you will surely want to show it to other orchid lovers. Joining an orchid exhibition is the best way to share your pride and joy with...

The Life Cycle of a Phalaenopsis Orchid

The life cycle of a phalaenopsis orchid is similar to that of an ordinary flower. It consists of six stages, namely, seed production, germination, seed formation, seed maturation, flowering, and reproduction. If it is...

Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases (Part 2)

In this post, we will take a look at three other types of phalaenopsis orchid diseases, namely, wilts and rots, viruses, and flower-affecting disease.  

Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases (Part 1)

The main causes of orchid diseases are poor culture and growing conditions. In order to prevent these diseases, you need to provide a clean environment, proper watering, and good air movement. Nonetheless, prevention...