TUTORIAL PLANTING AND CARING FOR ORCHIDS
HOW TO PLANTING AND CARING FOR ORCHID
The orchid is one of the most popular ornamental plants in Indonesia. Many people use their spare time to plant orchids knowing orchid plants from tribe-anggrekan can add beauty to the front side of the house. The orchids can be grown in pots or taped.
The orchids can grow well in countries like Indonesia because orchids can live in the humid tropics to wilayak circumpolar. Because of this, there is nothing to worry for the maintenance of ornamental orchids in her yard. If you are also interested in planting ornamental plants, here's how to grow and care for orchids in pots or taped.
Orchid is a plant that can represent or representing one's feelings towards their partner. That's why many stores that sell plants orchid cut flowers. Many enthusiasts to orchid flowers turned out to make the most people interested in cultivating orchids around her house.
In the explanation of how to grow orchids, there are some matters that you need to know first. The orchids can be grown in pots and can also be planted in a manner affixed to a board or tree trunk. We will discuss one by one.
1. PLANT IN POT
Orchids includes plants that is ideal for planting in pots. Before you begin planting, you need to know a few things. The pots were going to be used for growing orchids made of plastic pots or potoh. It is advisable to use clay pots that have small holes about 2 cm in diameter. The presence of these holes will help air circulation and facilitate the aeration and drainage.
In addition, using a pot made of clay also allows water to seep into the pot material in case of excess spray water. In this way, the orchid you're planting and care to avoid root rot. Another plus, with clay pots, in a humid environment, planting the roots of orchids will always be maintained.
After getting pot to grow orchids, next is to choose a suitable growing medium for orchids. Briefly, a suitable growing medium for orchid flowers can be a mixture of several growing media such as broken bricks or tiles, fern trunks, shavings or pieces of wood, coconut husks, and wood charcoal.
If you are confused, it is advisable to fill the pot with planting medium coconut husk, pieces of fern, wood charcoal, and broken bricks. After the pot filled with planting medium, the next set of orchid seedlings that you obtain from a farm shop in packs of bottled measuring 1 cm. Planting seeds directly in pots of orchids that already contains planting medium.
2. PLANTING TREES WITH TRUNK
Epiphytic orchids could obtain a more attractive appearance with the impression of a natural manner affixed to plant a tree trunk. Such planting is the original habitat of epiphytic orchids. To plant a tree trunk anggrep, you should select a fairly shady trees that keep the light intensity obtained in moderation and not too excessive.
Epiphytic orchids can be grown on a tree that is alive or dead. Actually, on a slab of concrete can also be, as long as the point of attachment of orchid qualify humidity so that growth is going well.
When using dead trees, then choose a waterproof and heat of the sun so that the stems are not easily decay.
When selecting a live tree, find the tree trunk is thick-skinned that are not easily peel off. Better yet for using a tree with a trunk rather rough surface to be attached to the roots a good place. Some trees that have the criteria on the shaft are guava, mango, tamarind, jackfruit
Before affixed, tree trunks must be affixed to the media that could bind the water such as coconut husk, pieces of fern, or fibers. For orchids to be affixed can be derived from young plants (or adult), saplings or seedlings compote. If you want to plant a mature plant, then lift the plant in conjunction with cropping media.
If using young plants and seedlings of compote, before taped, cut part of the roots then wash water use. Next, seedling or young plant roots dipped in a fungicide solution for one or two minutes. Then dip again into a solution of growth regulators with the same time.
Immersion can also be done for the plant with additional planting medium. After the dyeing step is complete, then paste orchids on tree crops selected. Strive for height is not melewatib adan so that treatment is not troublesome.
HOW TO MAINTAIN FLOWER ORCHID
Good planting orchids in pots or affixed to the walls, there are treatments that plants need in order to grow properly and optimally.
As other plants, orchids also need to be watered so do not die because of a lack of water. Water used for the watering can of tap water, well water, or rainwater. Not recommended to use water that has been mixed with chemicals and water times as likely to contain substances that can interfere with the growth of living orchids.
orchid in accordance with the current weather. As climate in the neighborhood is a little high, then the orchid plants can be watered at least twice a day. When the rainy season, when you place the orchid outdoors, move to the inside in order not terpericik rainwater until very moist growing medium and root decay trigger.
2. GIVE SUNLIGHT
Orchid plants need sunlight to support its growth. You can put the orchids in the area that is not exposed to direct mathaari. By regulating how scorching sun in plants, the orchids are not
will encounter problems either in growth or result in giving an attractive appearance.
3. LIGHT ROOM
To maintain the beauty of orchids, some people choose to do repotting or move the pot into glass pots or plastic pots with a larger diameter and a clean pot. Typically, they also move the pots into the house. The problem, orchids still requires the input of sunlight. Therefore, to mitigate them, buy orchid room lights that remain exposed to light.
MAINTAIN HUMIDITY ENVIRONMENT MEDIA GROWING AND PLANTING
Orchids, including tropical plants that can survive in an environment that is sufficiently moist. The moisture level of these plants should be maintained in order to grow well. Do not let the plants die just because you forgot to do the watering or provide lighting in the plant.
4. GIVE MANURE
Fertilizer will keep the plants healthy and growing optimally. Orchid fertilizer should not be arbitrary, quantities and types of fertilizer given must be in accordance with the conditions of the plant. For this problem, it is better to ask directly to those who are experts or to the farm shop where you purchased the orchid fertilizer and seeds.
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