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How to plant an orchid

orchid Is a favorite flower of many florists. It is considered very demanding. But many orchids grow well in the house and without much care. If you want your dwelling to turn into a whole greenhouse with flowers, you do not need to spend much money. We will show you how to turn 1 flower into 100. Those who have already tried this method can not admire the beauty of orchids in their home.

How to plant an orchid

How to improve root growth

  1. Buy a sphagnum moss that costs a penny in a flower shop. Soak it in water.
  2. From the moss form a small ball.
  3. Attach it to the base of the orchid sprout.
  4. The thread can be twisted from old pantyhose. It will be elastic and not greatly overwhelm the plant.
  5. Wrap the moss with a film.
  6. Shoot it every day for about an hour. While spraying moss. After 9-11 days on the sprout will appear rootlets. We plant a sprout when it will have three or four or more rootlets.

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Cuttings propagation

  1. The orchid, which has already faded, cut off the stem. Retreat approximately one centimeter from the roots and then cut the cuttings 10-12 centimeters long.
  2. Plant cuttings in a special pot for orchids withHoles in the bottom. Mound to the bottom of a small amount of sand and lay out the moss. Fields soil. Plant the cuttings. The distance should be about 3 centimeters from each other. Cover the pot with a film.
  3. Twice a day, remove the film for 20-25 minutes andSlightly moisten the soil. In the room you need to arrange a diurnal temperature drop, with a decrease in the night by 4 ° c. After about 4 months, plant the plants in separate pots.

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After 5-7 days, the flowers should be fertilized by pre-watering the plant. Then place the pot in a container with a diluted fertilizer in water for about 40 minutes.

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