Asked by: Leidys Udayan
asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020

What temperature is best for orchids?

A night temperature of 60-62 degrees F is ideal for optimum growth, but temperatures as low as 55 degrees F will not harm your plant. Daytime temperatures should range between 70 and 80 degrees F.

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Likewise, people ask, what is the best room temperature for orchids?

Ideal temperatures for orchids Phals thrive when daytime temperatures range between 65 and 80 degrees F. and nighttime temperatures drop slightly to between 60 and 70 degrees F. The orchid's temperature requirements dovetail nicely with the day/night thermostat settings most people use to save energy.

Subsequently, question is, how hot is too hot for orchids? Their minimum temperatures should not fall below 55 degrees Fahrenheit at night, and should not exceed 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the daytime.

One may also ask, do orchids like heat or cold?

Phaleanopsis orchids (the type predominantly used with their characteristically large, ornate blooms) are classified as “Warm Orchids” meaning while in bloom they prefer warm temperatures and detest cold or even cool temperatures.

What kind of climate do orchids like?

Orchids can also be classified by their native habitat, which gives an indication of the temperature, moisture and light levels they prefer. Orchids native to the humid tropics, such as phalaenopsis and paphiopedilum, prefer daytime temperatures of 73° to 85°F, with 80 to 90 percent humidity.

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