Miltonia, care at home. How to grow orchids at home
Interior decoration of house colors has always beenand will be the most successful and win-win option for achieving the goal of making the house cozy and beautiful. Nobody can accuse you of philistinism and bad taste if your house is full of a variety of flowering and evergreen plants. It's stylish and looks great in any home. Especially if the plants receive proper care and make their owners happy with healthy foliage and flowering. It is not so important what kind of species you prefer - evergreen, blooming, with thickly scattered lights of flowers or with one modest beauty - they all require the best suitable conditions for their content. In the article we will consider some types of houseplants, which are able to grow anyone by observing certain rules.
Miltonia. Home care
This beauty is considered one of the mostunpretentious orchids, to the family of which she belongs. The plant in natural conditions grows in very moist air (70-80%) and relatively constant year-round temperature plus 23 degrees. This ensures the normal development and growth of an orchid such as miltonia. Care at home is to ensure the most approximate conditions of detention to the natural.
Miltonia is afraid of drafts. This plant requires constantly moistened air, if you do not have such an opportunity, then put a pot filled with water near the pot or use humidifiers. Providing for the flower location on the window facing east, preventing direct sun exposure, lack of drafts, sufficient humidity, as well as other conditions that require miltonia, home care is literally reduced to regular watering. But here there are some small nuances - watering the flower is necessary by immersing the pot in a basin with water at a temperature of 25 degrees. The time of this kind of watering is 10 minutes. It can be replaced by spraying.
Transplant the plant is not very often - once in3-4 years. The pot must be taken transparent, making several holes at the bottom to ensure root ventilation and sunlight access, as this miltonia is very fond of. Soil should be taken special for orchids, to ensure a good drainage of expanded clay or polystyrene.
As you can see, miltonia is not as demanding as it is commonly believed.
And here is another flower from the same family, quite capable of adapting to the apartment, it's dendrobium. Care at home is quite possible for plant lovers.
Dendrobium. Content Tips
For this plant, it is not so important to be onwindows facing east. The basic arrangement for this flower is just not the north. If you put the pot on the south side, then in the summer hot days you need to create a small shading. Watering is moderate, it is necessary to keep the soil moist during the spring-summer period. Carry out regular spraying and maintain humidity in the range of 60%.In winter and autumn, the flower comes hibernating,keep at this time the plant should be in semi-dry soil. Spraying during this period can be done rarely or not at all. The plant needs a transplant every 3-4 years.
It's not so important what kind of orchid you like,dendrobium or miltonia. Care at home and adherence to simple rules and recommendations will allow you to have a beautiful orchid as a decoration of your interior.
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