Orchid can be grown successfully indoor. Only intensive care is required to grow the flowers in huge number. Some simple tips are being discussed here that will help you to ensure proper indoor orchid care.
Tips To Take Care Of Orchids Indoor
Orchid is a beautiful flower that easily engages your eye. What is interesting about the flower is that it grows properly both outdoor and indoor. Only you need to try different methods to grow the flowers indoor. As it does not receive the heat and air from nature directly, thus you have to make special arrangement where it gets all these ingredients in proper amount that help the flower to grow rapidly.
Other fact that you should always follow regarding indoor orchid care is that you have to try a different process of watering to nurture these plants. Both over and less watering can cause harm to the plant and reduce the rate of growth of orchid. Here you have to know about the species you choose to plant indoor in detail because different species have different watering needs. Some of these can store water in stem, but still they need additional watering, though in less amount. Thus, you have to be aware what the requirements of that particular species are and have to plan watering processes accordingly. The best time to water these flowers, (for any species) is morning.
There is not much difference between the processes followed for indoor orchid care and outdoor orchid care. As you need to water these plants at equal rate at same time everyday, similarly you must take care that the plants are receiving proper light as well. While taking care of orchids make it sure that the source of light is not too strong for the plant. However, Dendrobium is the only orchid species that does not get affected in excessive heat. Thus, if you are growing the particular species indoor or outdoor you do not need to care for the lighting issue that much. However, other facts like watering, uses of fertilizer should be handled carefully and must be included in both outdoor and indoor orchid care schedule.
Types Of Orchids To Consider For Proper Care At Indoors
Before you collect information on indoor orchid care processes, you must know about orchids types that you can grow indoor. If you choose the wrong species that actually can’t grow indoor your long effort will went to ashtray. Dendrobuim, Cattleya, Cymbidium and Phalaenopsis are some of the species that grows indoor properly. However, you have to effort more to grow these species. Especially Phalaenopsis needs more care than the other species. Rather, Moth orchids, Oncidium orchids are some of the species that you can grow easily. Therefore, if you need beautiful flowers in more amounts while giving less effort, you can select from the mentioned orchid types.
It sometimes seems difficult to select Orchids plants especially if you are growing it for the first time. Thus, to choose the plants you first have to decide where you want to grow the flowers. If you select rock, then choose plants like Liparis, Lithuphytes or Dendrobium as these grow on rocks easily. Similarly, if you plan to plant orchids on soil then you have to choose either the Cymbidium or the Phalaenopsis species. Here it must be said that neither Liparis nor Lithuphytes grow on synthetic soil, only pure soil is needed to produce the flowers.