Palm Trees
Q.

Vanda on palm tree for 12 years and is not blooming now. Had winds from Hurricane Dorian and wondered if

Zone Delray Beach Fl. | plantladyy39 added on September 15, 2019 | Answered

I have a Vanda that has been on a palm tree for about 12 years and has multiplied many times. However, it is not blooming now, the leaves are green and it is growing. We did have winds from Hurricane Dorian recently and I was wondering if that had an effect on the orchid. I have fertilized it after the hurricane left, throwing pellets on it but nothing has happened. Thank you. I don't know how to take a picture and put it here.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 16, 2019

There are many cultivars of Vanda that do not bloom at all! You will have to check with the grower, or place that you purchased to know which variety that you have.

If you know that this is a blooming type, then there could be environmental factors, such as cold winters, or too much sun. Lack of humidity will also cause this, as can over or under fertilizing.

This article will help you to grow them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/vanda-orchid-care.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Palm Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More