How do you take care of indoor orchids?
Here are the main requirements for proper orchid care
Avoid over watering as this can lead to root rot. Position your orchid in a bright windowsill facing east or west. Weekly feeding with a fertilizer designed for orchids. Repotting in fresh orchid mix when your orchid stops blooming.
How do you get an orchid to bloom again?
Move your orchid to a cooler area where the temperatures are between 55 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep your orchid in indirect sunlight at all times. Do this until a new flower spike emerges. Once a flower spike has emerged, give it a couple months for the plant to reach about 5”.
Where should I put my orchid in my house?
Most Orchids are grown best in indirect, bright light, placing the orchid pots near a north-facing window may not provide them with enough light so try to place them near a near a south or east-facing window in your living room to ensure that they receive the right amount and intensity of sunlight to bloom.
Do orchids like bathrooms?
Bathrooms are a good place for certain varieties of orchids and some other tropical plants because they provide the perfect growing environment. So orchids that prefer low light conditions or at least indirect sunlight would do well in the toilet or bath with a window providing bright light.
Do you water orchids from the top or bottom?
You can’t properly water an orchid unless it has holes through which the water can drain. Water sitting in the pot will cause the roots to rot, so it needs to be able to drain through the bottom.