Habenaria Orchids

Habenaria Orchids

Habenarias have been promoted as being among the most difficult orchids to grow. Yet if one pays particular attention to their general needs, they are actually one of the easiest. The most important key to their culture is watering. Asian species of Habenaria go...

FUNCTION OF THE MACRO AND MICRO NUTRIENTS

FUNCTION OF THE MACRO AND MICRO NUTRIENTS Nutrient Symbol Function Comments Boron (Borax or boric acid) B Involved in the movement of sugars, part of the cell membrane of growing roots and shoots, influences pollen health. Deficiency seen first in actively growing...
BASIC TIPS FOR RE-POTTING ORCHIDS

BASIC TIPS FOR RE-POTTING ORCHIDS

Don’t be afraid to re-pot your orchid. Despite their reputation, orchids are tough and re-potting helps them to thrive. When buying orchids, it is always wise to inspect the mix and the pot that the plant is in. Sometimes the mix is old and the pot does not suit the...
BULBOPHYLLUM ORCHID CARE

BULBOPHYLLUM ORCHID CARE

Bulbophyllum orchids, also known as “Bulbos,” are the largest genus of orchids with more than 2000 species. They are named after their bulbous leaves and are known for having an incredible range of flower shapes and colours. The bizarre species are considered to be...
WHY IS MY ORCHID NOT FLOWERING?

WHY IS MY ORCHID NOT FLOWERING?

This is a list of 5 reasons why your orchid may not be flowering, we hope you find it informative. LIGHT LEVELS Overall, the most common reason that orchids fail to bloom is insufficient light. The Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum orchids are usually happy with the...