Cold Weather Orchid Care?

Answer Orchids are found on every continent on the plant with the exception of Antarctica. Even though there are orchids that come from cold areas, most of the orchids available to you through growers or ... Read More »

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Orchid Care Guide?

Proper orchid care requires a shift in thinking. In nature, orchids live in trees, attached to rocks or in the leaf litter and humus on the forest floor. Their requirements are quite different from... Read More »

How do I care for an encyclia orchid?

Light and TemperaturePlace the Encyclia orchid in a window where it receives morning sunlight and partial afternoon shade. Too much light will burn the Encyclia orchid's leaves, so avoid placing it... Read More »

How do I properly care for an orchid?

Planting OrchidsPrepare an orchid growing medium by moistening it with water. Select a growing container that is 1 to 2 inches wider in diameter than the orchid root ball. Fill the growing containe... Read More »

How do I care for orchid houseplants?

Place your orchid near a sunny window or under fluorescent artificial plant lights. Give the orchid less light if their leaves turn pale green or yellow. Give them more light if the leaves turn a v... Read More »