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Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis

Orchids

Commonly known as "moth orchids" (because the flowers of some species resemble moths in flight), these orchids are some of the most popular orchids in the consumer market. They are recognizable for t...

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icon light care Low, indirect light.
icon water care Keep roots moist. Plants use more water while flowering.
icon temperature care Optimal temperature between 59-79F (15-26C).
icon fertilization care ½ strength balanced fertilizer every 30 days while not flowering.
icon future care When blooms fade, cut off the spike ½ inch above where it projects from the foliage. With continued care, the plant should grow and bloom annually.

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