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Watering Orchids With Ice Cubes: 3 Big Myths Busted By Research

You're excited to take home your brand new Phalaenopsis orchid from Just Add Ice®, and you want to learn more about orchid care. So naturally, you turn to Google. Then, after browsing the search results, you start to...

This Is Why Watering Orchids With Ice Cubes is Better

The debate on the best method for watering orchids has been hotly contested for years. As our name states, our growers have touted the benefits of watering orchids with ice for many years. And a recent study published...

Watering Orchids: Are My Orchids Getting Enough Water?

Much of the conversation around watering orchids is devoting to making sure your plants don’t get too much water. However, not getting enough water can also be dangerous to orchid health. Often, in an effort to ensure...

Diagnosing Watering Problems in Phalaenopsis Orchids

Many phalaenopsis orchid growers have trouble diagnosing watering problems, because the symptoms of overwatering and under-watering can be very similar. Both overwatering and under-watering will cause damage to the...

How to Water Phalaenopsis Orchids

Overwatering is the No. 1 reason Phalaenopsis orchids fail. Tree-growing orchids in their native tropical environment, Phalaenopsis orchids have thick, fleshy roots that are designed to absorb moisture from the air. To...

Why Is the Just Add Ice Orchid Watering Method So Effective?

When you purchase a Just Add Ice Orchid, you receive an instruction card directing you to water your new Phalaenopsis orchid by adding just three ice cubes to its pot once a week. Most new Just Add Ice Orchid owners...

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...

Remember to Keep Watering Orchids during Dormancy

It’s easy to remember to water Just Add Ice Orchids when they’re in full bloom. At peak bloom, the curving stem of a Phalaenopsis orchid is lined with huge, colorful blossoms. As soon as you walk into a room, Just Add...