Care of the orchids in the vase, which is often presented as a gift for the holiday, is an uncomplicated, albeit somewhat troublesome business.
Exotic flowers in glass vessels
Orchids are often exported from countries of South-East Asiain small sealed flasks. Glass containers with vandas, phalaenopsis and oncidiums are very effective and compact. By purchasing such an orchid, you can try your hand at the role of an amateur florist. From a small seedling you can grow a full grown plant. And if you are presented with an already formed copy, the proper care of the orchids will help prolong her life and preserve the beauty of the flower.
For example, the blue vanda looks very stylish andimpressively. It has spectacular flowers of unusual shape. Such an orchid in a vase, care for which must be permanent and competent, can live long enough, pleasing the surrounding healthy appearance. First select the capacity for the flower. It is best if the vase is wider from the bottom and narrowed upward. This will prevent excessive moisture loss by the substrate. Wanda orchids are most often sold in cylindrical flasks. Leave them in these containers is not very useful. After all, the lower leaves in this vessel are in a crumpled position, they can break and bend. This can generally lead to their withering away. Humidity inside such a cylindrical flask is often excessive, and ventilation is inadequate. This can provoke the multiplication of bacteria or the appearance of a fungal infection. The roots and leaves affected by this disease are extremely difficult to cure. To resist this, caring for orchids should include a timely transplant. The first time this should be done a few months after the acquisition. Also care for orchids implies a special ritual of watering the flower. It must be removed from the flask, immersed in a separate bowl of water for a while. Then, having dried, the orchid is returned back to the vase. To the flower was more convenient to care for, arrange it so that the roots remain inside the container. A flower spike should be outside.
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