Repotting orchids

Repotting d’an orchid is an important step in the fast of the plant.

Although not repot s’not improvised ...

After you gratified to’a beautiful bloom, your orchid seems a little bland and you do not know how to give it a boost.

L’One of the first things to do is to repot it in a new pot.

Follow our tips for repotting orchids and you will see that d’a few days, it will have already rebounded and will be ready for a new flowering.

Time to repot an orchid:

Repotting s’performed globally every 2 to 3 years, regardless of the time of’year but still after flowering.

This plant n’not like to be disturbed and too frequent repotting might weaken it.

Choosing the right pot for potting:

The pot is determined by the size of the plant.
It should not be too small, the risk of making the’unstable orchid, neither too large because the roots need’to be’close to best develop flowering.

CHOOSE usually a pot’a diameter just a little bit bigger than the last.

Substrate, soil best suited:

One that’found in commerce under the’Soil name for orchids is perfect.
It is rich in maritime pine bark composted.

  • Find our card dedicated to substrate for orchids.
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Potting technique’an orchid:

  1. Carefully remove the plant from its pot’origin.
  2. Clean the root system damaged or rotten roots.
    Please have for it to’a razor blade you have disinfected.
  3. Also remove spent flowers and fragile or damaged stems.
  4. Fill half of the new pot of its substrate.
  5. Position the’orchid center
  6. Fill the rest of the pot with the substrate by packing lightly.
  7. Keep the plant in a warm humid universe, but without direct sun and without watering for 3 to 4 days.

It will take a few days now to your plant to s’used to this new pot and 1 to 2 weeks to heal to the roots.

Read also on the’Orchid:

  • Maintenance’an orchid, phalaenopsis