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Posted by Kamaile & Corinne on Nov 22nd 2022

The loss of leaves or a bare pseudobulb on any plant can be alarming; it can sometimes be a signal for help or it may also be a natural part of the growth cycle but, how do we know?The first thing we want to consider is the type of orchid and whether or not it is Deciduous or Semi-Deciduous and will naturally lose their leaves as part of their growth patterns. Deciduous orchids lose all their leaves once per year. Semi-deciduous orchids will drop… Read more

Posted by Kamaile & Corinne on Oct 26th 2022

1. Cut the flower spike Once an orchid’s blooms are spent, it is best to trim the stem to allow the orchid to regenerate and grow in preparation to maximize the re-blooming next season. Every orchid is different and how or where the spikes grow on the plant may vary but when cutting your orchid flower spike, do so using sterile tools. Follow the stem to the base near the leaves (about an inch from the leaves is okay) and cut from there.2. Re… Read more

Posted by Kamaile & Corinne on Sep 20th 2022

Nobody enjoys a nuisance, especially when that something is attacking our orchids! Pests can be found everywhere in nature and although there is no way to completely prevent any of them from finding your orchid plant, there are a few ways we can keep pests under control. We'll discuss the 5 most common orchid pests and address ways to treat each.APHIDS, commonly the greenfly aphid, love the soft part of orchids especially new growth and buds… Read more