Orchid Plants
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Transplant Orchid

Zone 15001 | cyndiman added on December 15, 2019 | Answered

I have an orchid that I don't know whether to leave as is, or try to divide into 2 plants. Photos attached.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on December 19, 2019

It's probably best to wait till it needs to be repotted, ie., the potting medium is degrading. Then you can divide if needed. From the look of your photos, they don't seem to need repotting yet.

Here is info on when to repot and how:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/repotting-orchid-plants.htm
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/plants/ornamentals/orchids.html
http://www.aos.org/orchids/orchid-care.aspx

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