This easily grown terrestrial herb has pretty, arching broad leaves with prominent parallel veins and a few or large cluster of small flowers at the end of a long stalk as tall as 1 metre arising from a basal leaf axil.
The leaves emerge from round pseudo bulbs that become increasingly multiple and larger as the orchid matures.
12 inch (30 cm)
6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Attach a bamboo stake to the orchids spike when it reaches around 12 inches tall with orchid spring clips spaced every 2 inches.
Orchids need ample water but should be allowed to dry out some between waterings.
One way to check for watering is by poking your finger about an inch into the growing media.
If it is dry, give it some water; otherwise, let it be. Indoor orchid plants also need adequate humidity, about fifty to seventy percent.
There are various ways to increase the humidity in your home.
Place a water-filled saucer or tray of pebbles beneath plants, mist plants daily, or use a humidifier.
Ground Orchid care
Full sun to partial shade.
Water thoroughly, then allow the surface and top layer of the planting media to dry out before you water it again.
Orchid mixes or a combination of orchid mix and soil-less potting mix for general potted plants.
They like to live in the high 80s during the day and no cooler than 50 F. (10 C.) at night.
Fertilize the orchid with a reduced-strength 20-20-20 fertilizer tablet once a month by inserting it about 6 inches deep in the center of the growing medium.
Ground Orchid uses
Ground Orchids can do well in your flower beds almost year round
Ground orchids can be grown as potted plants
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant Spathoglottis plicata?
To plant Spathoglottis plicata consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives at least 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct or indirect bright sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).
How to grow Spathoglottis plicata?
Spathoglottis plicata plant is grown by division. Consider the following points to grow. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).
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Saturday, 14 March 2020
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