How to tame an orchid? A rebellious tropikanka of
In the last decades orchids became in the flowers demanded and even if it is possible to be expressed so - fashionable. They are brought from the far-away overseas countries for wedding bouquets and sold in flower shops.
Seldom who remains indifferent at the sight of these beautiful flowers which strike with the variety of shades and forms. Many fans of window plants have an irresistible desire to get the tropical beauty and to decorate with her the collection of house plants. And after acquisition there occurs the disappointment after a while. It appears, the deflowered flower does not wish to blossom again in any way, and here also leaves suddenly began to darken, turn yellow or fall down...
“In what the reason? How to be?“ - the beginning fans of orchids ask themselves numerous questions. Really the truth that these wonderful flowers do not grow in house conditions and do not blossom? To dispel doubts and that the bought flower brought only joy and positive emotions, I decided to give several advice on care of whimsical tropikanka. Though not such they and whimsical. The nobility is enough as it is correct to look after a plant and to create it favorable conditions for life and the subsequent blossoming - and you will not be disappointed.
Having decided to join ranks of happy owners of orchids, at first find out, to what look possesses the beauty who attracted to you. Under the general name “orchid“ - there are a lot of types and grades of a certain look.
Are suitable for beginners to of a dendrobiuma and a falenopsisa better . These are the most unpretentious plants which are not demanding special approach. Besides, they blossom under favorable conditions for contents almost all the year round.
Presently in flower shops it is possible to buy deflowered orchids at reduced prices. Anyway, having bought a plant in shop, it is necessary to conduct examination of roots. In shops flowers often “fill in“. And orchids do not love excess moisture. They need damp air, but not a bog under roots. For this purpose falenopsisa recommend to put in transparent plastic pots with openings. Transparent plastic gives the chance to see a condition of root system, and openings serve for airing of roots.
If you noticed that the soil too damp, then the orchid with flowers needs to reduce watering in order to avoid decay development and if you bought a plant without flowers, then it is better to replace it in a new substratum. The best option of a substratum for an orchid is the boiled-down pine bark or so-called “coconut chips“ (coco peel pieces). For a falenopsis it is desirable to put a charcoal piece in a pot. It promotes absorption of surplus of moisture.
During change the plant needs to be taken accurately from a pot, trying to damage roots as little as possible. If all this occurred, then powder places of demolition pounded coal or usual powder of cinnamon. After change the orchid needs spraying from a spray and moderate watering. Be guided at the same time and by weather conditions and a season.
It is necessary to choose the place for your tropical beauty taking into account that orchids love light, but do not take out the direct sun . Generally at beginners of a problem arise from - for the fact that many put an orchid in the place where to it light suffices. Or, on the contrary, considering that this flower - the child of tropical countries, expose it on a window where on leaves the direct sunlight falls. And when the plant begins to show the displeasure change of color of leaves, understand it as the requirement to increase or speed up watering.
By the way, orchids very much love a hot shower... Yes! Hot - 35 - 40 degrees. It is possible to arrange such water procedures every two weeks, but at the same time to watch that the so-called “point of growth“ was not filled in. If there water got, then after the end of bathing it is necessary to blot it with a Q-tip. Time in 10 - 14 days a plant it is necessary to feed up special fertilizers for orchids.
As you can see, everything is not so difficult. And one more council - do not cut off a tsvetonosa after blossoming . Often on the same place it is formed following tsvetonos and the orchid blossoms again. It is a widespread error of beginners too.
Falenopsisa have ability to blossom all the year round. Probably, therefore they are most of all loved by the Russian flower growers. And still, falenopsis and dendrobium are types which can be landed in a pot and to put on a table or a window sill what you will not make, for example, with guys which have very long and powerful roots, and they need to be held only in a hover. Though even it does not prevent fans of orchids to grow up these beautiful flowers in house conditions.
Now orchids lodged in many houses and please in the flowers at all seasons of the year, bringing a part of heat and bright paints of the far-away tropical countries in cold winter days.