Orchid Plants

Getting a Damaged Orchid to Flower


dmorganb added on July 9, 2017 | Answered

I rescued a phal orchid recently which my neighbours dumped when they moved. It only had one old leaf intact, all the others were badly burned and very damaged. I repotted it into new orchid mix, pruned all the damaged leaves off and just left one leaf. After several months on a bright windowsill it has put out a healthy new leaf and a new external root, but now I would like to try to encourage it to flower. It is mid winter here in Australia. Any suggestions? thanks!


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DLarum
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Answered on July 9, 2017

While it may just require some time to bloom, this article should help you provide it with the perfect conditions for blooming
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/make-orchid-bloom.htm

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