Orchids are known for their beauty and elegance. They know how to adorn and bring a room to life. There are over 25,000 species of orchids, each more original than the next. Originally, they mainly come from tropical areas, but they have now become accessible to everyone. The most famous orchids are the phalaenopsis orchids also called butterfly orchids, they are perfect to start. Orchids are easy to grow but require specific treatment. Once her flowering period is over, she may lose all of her flowers. Don’t panic, it shouldn’t be thrown away. Orchids can live for a large number of years. They have the capacity to bloom again thanks to a few simple and effective little cares. So, you want to know how to make an orchid bloom again?
Trim it correctly
In order to allow the orchid to bloom again, you must cut off all the withered flowers and withered stems. Start from the bottom of the stem, then count 2 or 3 buds and finally cut flush with the stem.
Use sanitized utensils
One of the most used utensils for pruning a plant is the secateurs. When you prune your orchid, it is necessary to use a clean and well disinfected pruning shears to prevent your plant from becoming infected with bacteria.
It is advisable to water the orchids once a week. The best is to bathe the orchid in a basin of water for 15 minutes. After this soaking, the plant must be drained well, because the roots cannot stand stagnant water. It is possible to mist the substrate 2-3 times a week in order to maintain a certain humidity.