My first Orchid


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So I dont have a before pic because I did not think the Orchid was going to pull through.
It was brought home , bloomed out and left for dead by my wife.
The leaves where yellowing and withered. That was October 2021.
I placed it in the kitchen window NE facing. Bought some Miri cal Grow Orchid food. Mixed half strength and watered the plant every 6 weeks It took until Mid Jan to get the color in the leaves back.
April 1st I switched to a full strength feeding every 2 weeks and watering if the “soil” gets dry.
Well Finally the leaves are Full and green and I have NEW growth. Did not think this plant would make it. Now the long wait to see if it blooms again.
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Amazing job!!!! That’s awesome. Those leaves look super healthy. Keep us posted on if it blooms!
 
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Well its developed a 3rd new leaf.
Its still alive and growing.
Up to 9 leaves now. When will it bloom?
 

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Hi!

Your orchid looks quite healthy now! I think because it was stressed it will take a while before it blossoms again (I had a similar situation with mine at home). You can try to speed up the process using some potassium fertilizer, but if the plant just recovered, I would not stress it too much.
 
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Well its been a long road from near dead to 10 leaves and Im pretty sure this is a flower stock. It looks much different than the roots that have sprouted.
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