Orchids forum: Southern Florida, which side of the tree?

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Name: Melissa E. Keyes
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Zone 11+
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Apr 30, 2012 10:14 AM CST
A friend with limited internet time doesn't want to get a new forum to try to follow, so I'm asking in his behalf. He's just bought a few orchids, and wants to tie them on a tree in his yard. I thimmmk he lives inland from Ft Lauderdale. I have no idea what kind of orchids they are.

Some suggestions? The east, or the west side?

Thanks in Advance!
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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Apr 30, 2012 11:32 AM CST
Not enough information here. Some orchids take almost full sun while others prefer the shade. Some are epiphytes while others are terrestrial. I would need to know the type of orchid. Once you determine the type of orchid, research it to learn about its natural environment and then try to duplicate it.

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