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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.

Orchid Care

Each orchid flower passes once. Learn what you should consider after flowering their Orchid and what looks like the correct care. When buying an orchid, you get one of the most beautiful flowering plants at all in the House. Often is the joy of the lush blooms over several months. But each flowering has ended once and many Orchid owners have then bother to bring your plant to thrive. At the Orchid care after flowering if the stems just look at. At a distance of several centimetres, you see nodes, on which later the new shoots to form. There also the new flowers emerge in the best case.

To pave the way for the next generation, do not cut off old and faded panicles. Cut dried up parts to the point, where the branch looks green and alive. At the Orchid care after flowering and in General orchids is less often more, the plants don’t much like it if you have wont they, them, for example, to much water or fertilizer to thrive can be. Also a too frequent relocation usually not positively affect orchids. So try to think it not too good with your plant, but pay attention to the real needs of care. For the orchids, care means that after flowering, you should rest for a while-your plant and pour little, no more than once per week. If you would like to update your Orchid optimally after flowering to encourage new blooms, look for the correct location. Heating air is poison for orchids. A bright spot away to intensive sunlight favors, however, new shoots. If everything done correctly care for the orchids after flowering, you can discover new buds with luck after three months on your plant. But also a period of six months until the next flowering season is normal.