Frequently Asked Questions

I've bought my first orchid. Now what?

Posted by Rejin M Jayarajan on

If your orchid is already potted up, there is nothing much to do except watering and fertilizing when required. If it the orchid has come to you bare root, then you need to pot it up. Select a pot that has about 2-4 inches of free space around the base, depending on the size of the plant. For example, a Dendrobium or Cattleya will only need about 2 inches of free space while a Grammatophyllum will require about 4 inches of space due to the huge size of their pseudobulbs. In effect, you are providing the plant just enough space...

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