When to repot an orchid

Sometimes there are reasons you may need to repot your orchid, and this post will explore some of them.

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There will be another post to follow about how to repot an orchid, but I’d like to talk about what factors influence when you need to change the growing media.

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Dendrobium Victoria Reginae: getting care right

About a year ago, I made a purchase from Burnham Nurseries which included a Dendrobium Victoria Reginae orchid. This particular Dendrobium is the only ‘blue’ orchid. She came from the specimen plant that is housed in Burnham’s Orchid Paradise exhibition (and it is massive!). She came to me as a single cane with leaves growing well.

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New Oncidium type orchid update

Well not new exactly, but new to me.

I posted about a new Oncidium type orchid that had been given to me to care for recently, as my relative is no longer able to care for it. After a few weeks of being in its new home, something exciting happened!

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That’s right, we have a flower spike! Blooms to follow soon hopefully.

Happy growing!

Clare