Phalaenopsis Orchid Almost Flowered....


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My phalaenopsis orchid grew a new flower stem then tiny buds appeared.... But nothing happened after that. No beautiful flowers. They just kinda shriveled up and fell off. What happend?
 
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How often do you water it? And what kind of irrigation method do you use?
 
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How often do you water it? And what kind of irrigation method do you use?
I water it when the chips get dry and it's in a plant pot with holes all through it made for orchids.
 
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Temperature
Phals are easy to grow because they enjoy the same temperatures we do – above 60º F at night and a range of 70º F to 80º F or higher during the day. 95º F is the maximum temperature recommendation. Keep in mind that temperatures close to the window on a windowsill will be colder or hotter than your general house temperature. Fluctuating temperatures can cause bud drop on plants with buds ready to open.
Humidity
Use a shallow tray of pebbles filled with water to increase humidity around your plants. Be sure the pot does not sit in water as this will rot the roots.
 
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Do you lower the plant in warm water for 30 minutes?
No I just water it like a normal plant. I have heard people do it either way. Not sure what the difference would be but I figured in nature it rains so I'm watering it in a similar way. Idk
 
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I have many phalaenopsis. Once I left for a long time. My son watered them from the watering can. It was hot and part of the buds wilted.
Now I put them in warm water once a week, I also add fertilizer for orchids. I get a lot of colors. I like the result.
But everyone decides this himself. :):)
 

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