Phalaenopsis orchid blooms turn brown

Thanks for being there, master gardener. I received the orchid, my first, as a gift 4 months ago. After a few weeks, the blooms fell off and it is now blooming for the second time. But the blooms are turning…

Phalaenopsis Orchid

First, for the record, I have never before had any luck with house plants and so in the past preferred fresh cut flowers. Then those lovely phalaenopsis orchids became widely available, so for the last few years I have been…

Orchid reproducing?

I have a Phalaenopsis orchid that has been blooming on and off for a few years. A few weeks ago a new stem seem to be appearing from a flower stem but now it appear to be leaves and 2…

Growing Orchids: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

  There are 15,000 to 35,000 different species of orchids and they are not all easy to grow. The orchids most generally cultivated are Cattleyas, Phalaenopsis (Moth Orchids), Paphiopedilums (Slipper Orchids) and Cymbidiums. Even within these general groups cultural requirements…