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asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th June, 2020

How do you propagate Vanda orchids?

Look closely at the plant and you can see white Vanda orchid roots growing along a stem. Using a sharp, sterile knife, cut several inches from the top of that stem, making the cut just below the roots. Generally, it's easiest to make the cut between sets of leaves.

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Herein, how do you grow Vanda orchids?

Vanda orchid plants need 80 percent humidity, which may have to be provided by a humidifier or spritzing the air. Repot every three to five years in spring. Fertilize during the growing season. Feed once a week with a one-quarter dilution of balanced fertilizer as part of good care of Vanda orchids.

Beside above, what is the best fertilizer for Vanda orchids? When Vanda orchids are in active growth they should be fertilized regularly. An orchid fertilizer mix of (20-20-20) is recommended. During the winter months, Vandas should only be fertilized every other month. Remember, never fertilize an orchid that is completely dry, because this can cause major damage to the roots.

Beside this, how do you split a Vanda orchid?

The most common approach is to cut off the top of the plant with good healthy roots and discard the old dead roots. Vanda are the easiest orchids to divide. Once roots start to appear on the stem, the plant can be cut easily with little risk of failure.

Should you spray orchids with water?

Water and humidity is an orchid's best friend. To achieve this, you will need to water your orchid well (thoroughly soaking the growing medium) once a week. We recommend arranging three ice cubes on the growing medium once a week. You may also want to mist the orchid with a spray bottle daily.

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