The Phalaenopsis grows best at a minimum night temperature of 16 ° C and a maximum daytime temperature of 32 ° C. An ideal daytime temperature is between 20 to 22 ° C. This orchid requires a lot of light but can not tolerate direct sunlight, especially in the summer months. A place on the windowsill focused on the (north) east of (south) west is ideal. When leaves turn yellow, this may be a sign of too much direct sunlight. The failure of flower buds or dark green leaves indicate a possible lack of light.
Water and moisture
Pour the water for the orchid not in the heart of the plant, but rather on the earth in the pot. The ideal irrigation water is lukewarm with an acidity (pH) of 6-7. Rain water is better than tap water where (too) much lime in it. Give up early in the day water. Better yet is to immerse the jar for one minute in a bucket. Then the orchid can safely seven days without water.
In its natural setting the Phalaenopsis has high humidity. Would you please raise or increase the plant will succeed the best in damp places, such as a kitchen, bathroom or conservatory.
Soil and Fertilizer
It is important that the Phalaenopsis in an airy ground state which makes for a moisture-containing drainage. Special orchid soil, which is available at most garden centers, is ideal. Avoid using ordinary potting soil. Since there is often little food in the airy ground orchids, you can Phaelenopsis best fertilization through the irrigation water. For this special orchid fertilizer for sale. Fertilizing is needed in the months of March to October, about twice a month.
If a Phalaenopsis has finished you can try to get him back in bloom. Therefore it is necessary to branch above the second 'eye' to cut. These are bulges on the branch. You must start from the bottom up counting.
If the Phalaenopsis develops aerial roots grow out of the pot, this is a sign that the orchid has a good time. Let the roots sit. You do not have to stop back into the pot with the risk that you damage the roots.