Phalaenopsis orchid - one of the most beautiful indoor plants. As a rule, we buy it in bloom. But the moment comes when the flowers fall off and orchid owners begin to wonder what they are doing wrong.
In this article "With your own hands" will tell you why the orchid is not blooming and how you can fix it.
Average duration orchid bloom phalaenopsis - 3 months. This usually happens two or three times a year. The break between flowering can take several months.
The following tips will help bring the happy moment of blooming orchid flowers.
How to make an orchid bloom
- Create a temperature difference for the orchid: put the pot overnight in a cool place (up to 15 degrees).
- Reduce the number nitrogen in fertilizers… And phosphorus should prevail, because it is he who stimulates flowering.
- Moisten the air around the plant.
- Place the orchid pot in a dark place for 5 days. After 3 weeks, the orchid should release buds. This method is only suitable for mature and healthy plants.
Instead of watering, it is advised to put a couple of ice cubes in a pot with an orchid, so it will sooner bloom.
If you notice that a non-flowering orchid is actively growing roots or leaves, it means that it has an appropriate period of development. Until this period is over, naturally, the plant will not bloom. Be patient.
The most important thing is to take proper care of your orchid. She loves a lot of light and is afraid of excess moisture. Perhaps you have your own secrets on the content of this beauty, do not forget to tell about it in the comments!