How to grow orchids and what to look for

JUN 17,2021

The orchid is one of the Four Gentlemen of flowers, with the symbolic meaning of purity and virtue. Orchids also have a high ornamental value, so they are loved by many literati and elegant people. Today we will talk about the planting methods and precautions for orchids.

The orchid is certainly not unfamiliar to anyone, one of the four gentlemen of the flower, with the symbolism of high purity and virtue. The orchid also has a high ornamental value, so it is loved by many literati and elegant people. Today we will talk about the planting methods and precautions for orchids.

1. Selection of flower pots

Before we talk about the planting of orchids, let's talk about the selection of pots. Choosing a suitable pot is very important for the growth of orchids. It should be a good choice for orchid pots. In general, the choice of orchid pots should be determined according to the actual situation.

2. Environment of the environment

After preparing the pot, let's talk about the environment. Orchids like shade, 10~25 ℃ is the most suitable temperature for orchid growth. The temperature is too high or too low will seriously hinder the growth of orchids. In order to avoid this situation, the common ways are to build a pergola, sprinkle water, etc. The optimum air humidity for orchid growth is 60%~80%. The humidity in the greenhouse usually does not meet the requirement, so you can increase the humidity by sprinkling water and proper shade. The growing environment of orchids is as far away from industrial areas such as chemical plants as possible. It is best to face southwest and also have a shade location to avoid damage from strong light.

3. Cultivation of orchids

The most suitable time to prepare orchids is around the time of rain. After pruning and sterilizing the orchids, you can cultivate them. First of all, choose a suitable sized pot, cover the tile to the drainage opening of the pot, and then use loose material such as ash to fill the pot to the range of 1/3~1/2 of the pot, and cover the top with nutrient soil, then in the process of transplanting, try to avoid the contact between the orchid roots and the inner wall of the container to ensure the roots present a natural spreading state, hold the orchid leaves by hand, fill the soil slowly Hold the orchid leaves by hand, fill the soil to the roots of the orchid, and lift the orchid slightly upward to ensure the natural spreading of the roots. After the orchid is planted, the first watering should be thorough. When using a spray bottle to spray the foliage, pay attention to the even force and small drops of water are better. After that, the orchid should be soaked in a water basin and the foliage can be sprayed with a spray bottle.

4. Care of orchids

After planting orchids, you should also protect the orchid leaves on a daily basis. If you find pollution, you should solve it in time, and if you find yellow and diseased orchid leaves, you should cut them off in time. In addition, it is not necessary to leave too many flower buds for each orchid seedling, just leave one. In the early stage of emergence, there are more flower buds, so it is necessary to prune them and leave one high quality flower bud. To prevent the orchids from pollinating and bearing fruit, they must be reduced before the flowers wither. If the purpose of cultivation is cross breeding, orchids should be hand-pollinated.

The above is how to grow orchids and the precautions to take, hope it can help you.

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