General Orchid Air Humidity Requirements

Author: adminNo Comments

Blooming, Care and Culture, Growing Indoors, Growing Outdoors

Orchids need a moist atmosphere and that can be a problem in a centrally-heated room. (see the many posts I’ve created on this blog for plant specific growing guidelines).

Air Humidity

With an ‘easy’ type such as Paphiopedilum, you can get away with misting the leaves frequently in the summer and occasionally in the winter, or by surrounding the post with other house plants. For more demanding orchids, however, a pebble tray is necessary. Sponging the leaves occasionally with tepid water will provide additional help, but for some tropical varieties the only satisfactory answer is t grow them in a glass-sided container known as a terrarium.

New Pro Containers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *