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Orchids, renowned for their delicate beauty, grace homes with intricate blooms. Originating in diverse climates, these elegant houseplants flourish with filtered light and well-draining soil. Symbolizing love and beauty, orchids, despite their perceived sophistication, can become resilient and captivating additions to any indoor space with proper care.

Plant Care Guide

Bright Indirect Light


Orchids enjoy east or west facing windows that receive a lot of light for their home. Harsh midday sun should be diffused with a sheer curtain. Orchids appreciate morning outdoor sunlight but need protection from the intense afternoon sun. Excessive light may cause yellowing or scorching of the foliage, indicating the need for adjustment.

Frequent Watering


Maintaining moderate moisture is essential for Orchids. Water when the growing medium is moderately dry, typically requiring weekly watering. Avoid prolonged saturation to prevent root rot. Give a deep watering at each session, allowing water to flow through drainage holes. Placing the orchid container in a sink is a method for many growers. Watering in the morning is best to allow foliage to dry in daylight, preventing potential issues like mildew developing from lingering dampness.



Orchids have a specific commercial growing mix that is tailored to their needs. In addition to that, to support their needs fertilizer can be administered weekly with each watering. Orchids don’t need too much fertilizer as it can cause the plant to grow foliage and stalks that don’t produce a bloom. As well as damaging the roots, feeding Orchids a quarter strength of orchid specific fertilizer will give your plant the nutrients it needs to thrive. Repotting every two years is the average, but orchids don’t like having their roots disturbed so once the roots are overgrowing in the pot and/or the growing medium has diminished, resulting in poor drainage, it’s repotting time.

High Humidity


Orchids thrive in daytime temperatures ranging from 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, with nighttime temperatures between 55 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Cold temperatures and frost pose a threat to their survival. While they can endure temperatures up to approximately 95 degrees Fahrenheit, adequate air circulation and high humidity are crucial in suchheat. Maintaining a humidity level between 40 and 70 percent is ideal. You can enhance humidity by placing orchid containers on trays with pebbles and water, misting foliage in the mornings, or using humidifiers.