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The Orchid Flower

The orchid flower is a spectacular event and the reason for the popularity of the plant at all orchids. When orchids bloom, are not only the growers delighted, but also flower lovers, that certain orchids flowering does not want to miss. The plant of the orchid family is widespread throughout the world and has the largest proportion of flowers in nature. In many species and genera in the orchid family, also the flower is very different in colors as well as in the shape and size. Largest and farbenprachtigsten you will find that in the jungles of our Earth, where they can develop spectacular. For more information see this site: Gallo Family.

According to estimates, there are about 35000 types. There are also many lovers of the plants, pull the orchids in greenhouses. Here, it specializes in certain species that have for example a special flower. The flowers can be from a few millimeters up to 20 centimeters tall. In the Orchid magnificent flower evolve Colors, by a very delicate white to shades of yellow and green, blue and also strong reds go. The shape of the flowers is also versatile, with all geometric forms occur. Up to one hundred flowers can develop from a grape-like inflorescence.

To breed orchids is also not easy, because they need a special care. Flower is the Orchid usually only once per year, where one should particularly care for them. The orchids that come from the tropics, should be kept at a temperature of around 30 degrees Celsius and get an air humidity of 60-90 percent. The casting will vary depending on the genus, where spraying is always good. Fertilizer concentration only according to the instructions for use of fertilizers. 3 short hints to the General Orchid care: 1 depending on the species of Orchid usually plenty of light. 2. when spraying in the summer every two weeks fertilizer admit in the winter of four weeks. 3. pour one should only according to the instructions of the different types.

Orchids – Adaptable Survivor

In Germany you can find orchids. You can find orchids on every continent except in the Antarctic. Most species grow in the tropics and subtropics. Although orchids prefer warm, Mediterranean climes, so have they spread in almost every region of the world and adapted to the climatic conditions. In Europe, we counted 250 species. Already, long before they began to introduce tropical orchids from overseas, native orchids here were grown.

Native orchids are found in almost all locations of in Germany although they are most commonly represented in the medium and high altitudes. You prefer airy mossy base where their tubers take hold without the roots of waterlogging information. Due to the climatic changes, one can notice a changed distribution in the orchids. So some stocks steadily decline while others spread unusually. Through the forest by means of fast-growing monocultures such as for example pine native orchids are more and more of their sites displaced, since the Sun in this permeates monocultures not good down to the floor and then quickly too cold it is the plants. Unfortunately, many orchid species in Germany are already extinct because reckless lovers dig up the plants, which are partly individually, and thus promoting the opportunity take them.

The Lady’s slipper, like living on lime-rich soils in sparse forest regions is one of the best-known species in Germany. Settle into the forests, and increasing the shading of the woman shoe, he will cease to bloom, until the plant is eventually completely away. As with all orchid species is its drastic decline on the draconian lifting by collectors. You can find really great stocks but still in the presenting of Thuringia and Baden-Wurttemberg. The most important native orchids are: the Yellow Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium calceolus) the little Orchid (orchis morio) representing the other Knabenkraute of the Orchid (Ophrys) with its many subspecies the Cabbage rose (Nigritella) the ball orchis (Traunsteinera globosa)

Orchids Lice Detect And Combat

Lice and other pests are, unfortunately, a common load for orchids, that’s why you should know how to recognize them and successfully combat. Orchids lovers considered Queen of flowering plants at orchids. They are joyful Bluher and offer a wonderful look at bloom. However, also this flower is repeatedly attacked by pests. Considered one of the most common orchids lice the mealy bugs.

But other scale insects and mealybugs often establish themselves on the plant. The infestation is present once it’s hard again to get rid of him. Because the lice often in leaf axils or root close accumulate on the underside of the leaves, the infestation is often only, if the plant already tainted, and the leaves are brown. Most of the infested plant by long drought or too low humidity is of damaged. The infection can be treated by spraying white oil-based. More Orchid Pests are called thrips and Red Spider. You can tell these white dots on the underside of the leaves so that gradually a silver coloring.

Additionally fine nets to realize is I infested with the red spider. Here too, the use of spray products with a strong infestation is required. The cause of Orchid Pests and lice is located mostly in the acquisition of new plants. It happens time and again that they have an infestation spreading quickly on all other existing plants. A systematic treatment of the pests can occur only when the disease is detected correctly. Early detection of an infestation, it is important to check the plants for possible signs. A too late to determine cause often is, that the plants need to be disposed of. To avoid this, it is important to pay attention to good culture conditions. Sufficient but not too frequent watering is an integral part of how the right humidity.

Cultivate Orchids

The 5 top tips for a successful Orchid care. Rich and healthy orchids are a fascination for the eye. But that is also for every hobby gardeners to create? Find helpful tips and tricks, how you properly take care of orchids and they bring to bloom. Here are 5 tips for healthy orchids. Orchids are not necessarily more difficult to keep than any other houseplant, it’s just about knowing what you should bear in mind and how this care to look the best. 1.

the Orchid purchase buy you orchids at the with a breeder. He can offer you expert advice and tips on how you maintain your orchids. There an not in your neighborhood, you find something on the Internet. DIY stores, garden centres and flower discounters you can find orchids in a wide selection. But is here to make sure that they are not too long there. Orchids tolerate no train which often predominates in these stores. Ensure you also, that no pests of the plant and read the care instructions.

2. correct temperature orchids maintain means to provide the right temperature. There are different temperature requirements: cold: winter between 8 – 15 C summer between 12 C – 18 C temperature: 14 C 20 C summer winter 17 C 21 C warm: winter 20 C 25 C summer 20 C 28 C 3. The right background the proper substrate for orchids is a mixture of bark, styrofoam and peat. This substrate stores although the humidity is still permeable to air. Take never normal potting soil. 4. the proper irrigation of Orchid main error is it that they pour the orchids dead owners. There must be no moisture below the plant pot. Pour the Orchid once a week and in summer twice a week in winter. The pot is between easy pour just once more. Too much water will rot in the roots and the plant dies. The precise watering of the orchid can however vary at the different orchid species. That’s why you can be to the exact needs of your Orchid inform dealer again precisely in advance with your. 5. orchids fertilize properly made in the main growing season from spring to autumn should all orchids are fertilised 2-4 weeks. There is the appropriate Orichdeendunger in tree markets or garden centres. “uberdungen never please because at orchids is rather less is more”