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Preventing Premature Orchid Bloom Drop

By TheOrchidGirl
April 22, 2016

Have you ever bought an orchid in bloom, only to see its flowers fall off a few days later? If so, read on! :D

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Name: Michael
Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Sempervivums Hybridizer Container Gardener Cactus and Succulents Region: Europe Garden Ideas: Level 1
May 3, 2016 10:43 PM CST
I knew about the effect of Ethylene gas on fruit, but not on flowers.
You also want to avoid to pollinate your orchid. I tried pollinating on my mothers 6 Phalaenopsis plants just too see what happens. 3 days later the flowers started withering and the plants started to produce seed capsules. Very impressive that fast reaction. As you can imagine my mother was more than happy...
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