November 3, 2009

How To Caring Phalaenopsis Orchids ( Month Orchids )

Treatment procedures of phalaenopsis orchids ( Month Orchids ) which according to most people is more difficult, when compared with dendrobium orchids are more easily grown in the tropics / Indonesia. Yet the moon orchid, Phalaenopsis amabilis which is one of Indonesia's national flower is also called PUSPA APPEALS because had always been much favored by the royal family and the evidence found in several ornamental / decorative kris rare. Orchid month / phalaenopsis today is a prima donna or primary commodity production and sales of orchids around the world. For that we try to help you by providing Orchid Care Procedures month / phalaenopsis to Indonesia in order to become a guide or assist in the maintenance of all persons who loved it.

As his methods are as follows:


       Choosing a healthy orchid seeds: Choose plants that good and healthy condition. It can be seen from the leaves and roots are healthy. Leaves a lot is the mirror of the root is still functioning properly. Conversely, if the leaf is less certain whether the roots are also not growing well. If you buy orchids are flowering months, see the end of the flower stalk, the bud if there is a green / fresh usually will continue to bloom despite wilting flowers already. This is where the uniqueness and superiority of orchids months, which could continue to bloom until the long stalks. In general, orchids months have staying power to bloom from 1 to 3 months and can bloom again.
          1. Seeds of bottled bottled When buying seeds, do not just see the amount of content alone. The contents of many seeds predispose small size. Seedlings that are too small, too slow but vulnerable in its growth when planted. Our suggestion, select the seeds in a large bottle weight (do not bottle tomato) and the seeds in a larger bottle or jar, such as seeds imported from Taiwan.

          2. Seedling or mature seeds are usually sold Seedling, bottled seedlings planted after a few months by the farmers. Mature plants have been planted more than a year by the farmer. To be sure it is full-laden noticed that you have mentioned above.

       They plant and potting: How orchid planting months of bottle
          1. Recommended by a white plastic pot size 1.5-inch or Trey white or aqua glass light to scars and sphagnum moss or medium white mos. Another way is usually done with clay pots containing medium chopped fern, charcoal, or chocolate mos is a long way and it was growing more slowly than the first way. This has been our study together with some farm student internships in our garden during 2x4 months in 2005 and 2006. How to plant the first decrease watering frequency to an average of 2 times a week only, so it can also reduce the possibility of late blight of phalaenopsis orchid is easy to attack.

          2. Repotting should be done after the plant like no. 2a. after 5-8 months then changed to the pot size 2.5-inch pots with sphagnum moss added in circumference. This is done again after the plants aged 12 to 14 months with a 3.5-inch pots. Repoting also be done again by the media as spagnum moss that we use. Pot is better used plastic pots for repotting easier for later on. Pot is used not too large and deep, moss and then compacted and compressed to a meeting with the pot. Before use moss to soak it for 2-3 hours and then squeezed so that not too wet and ready for use.

       Watering and Fertilizing: Watering performed using the earnings when the media is completely dry, watering should not do when the medium is still wet. Orchid months do not like the conditions are too wet, but need adequate moisture. Watering medium until completely wet, and avoid wetting the leaves can cause blight.

       Phalaenopsis Orchids have been doing experiments and research to help you make watering easy way is to use the gutter as a container for your plants soak up limited base of leaves, soak up the wet medium and large depends on a lot of your small pot, then discard the excess water. This way you do not have to do every day, just 3 or 4 days depending on plant conditions, can also mix water and soaked with half dose of fertilizer from the normal dose. 1 week for leaf flush to clean the surface of the leaves of dust and dirt on the leaves (rinsed). After a few hours if there was still some water droplets on the surface of leaves should be wiped with tissue to prevent late blight. Benefits soaking in the gutter is the media going to wet evenly from the bottom up. Mos white media will be more durable and will absorb food more.

       Pest and Disease Prevention: If you maintain an environment where orchids or less clean, dirty and mixed with other plants, then likely you will easily orchid pests and diseases. Among other insects, animals, bacteria and fungi. In this case also noteworthy season (rainy / hot) damp or dry. Generally during the dry season is more often given insectisida and during the rainy season fungisida more often. Giving insectisida and fungicides performed simultaneously with the accumulation and help reduce or eliminate these problems. In this note the prescribed dose, do not be excessive because it can damage the orchids themselves. Several types of nuisance animals such as snails can be taken on and off. But if you are attacked by orchids in bacteria, the orchids in the hospital must be separated so as not contagious, if need be destroyed by burning in order to participate destroyed the bacteria and not transmitted to your other orchids.

       Air Circulation and Lighting: air circulation is important for the growth of orchids. Because if the spot is narrow and airless orchids will be susceptible to disease, both fungal and disease. To the right note circulation of air. If your environment has high humidity and air does not flow smoothly, the hot environmental conditions can cause the growth of fungus / mold that can damage the leaves of orchids months initially and can be transmitted throughout the plant. Lighting also plays an important role because it is useful for plant photosynthesis process. Do not put your orchid months where direct rays in a long time. Because if your orchid is exposed to excessive sunlight and direct in a long time, will be able to make the leaves on fire and damaged.

       Afterword: The treatment of our tips, hopefully be useful for you all. Caring for orchids is actually not difficult but necessary perseverance and patience so that it can flourish and healthy. Thank you.


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