|I have a Phalaenopsis Orchid. When I got it there were no directions on how to tade care of it. I can not find any information on it.
|Phalaenopsis Orchids are wonderful houseplants! Here are a few general care rules:
Orchids need ample humidity, so put the pot on a pebble-filled tray and keep water in it. Also keep thesoil moist. When watering, use tepid, not cold water. Mist the leaves occasionally.
Orchids need 10-15 hours of bright light each day, but keep them out of direct sunlight.
They prefer daytime temperatures of about 70F in summer and 60F in winter, with a 10 degree drop at night.
Keep them out of cold drafts, feed them during the summer months with a low nitrogen fertilizer, and let them become pot-bound (they flower more freely when their toes are pinched).
Enjoy your lovely new orchid!