Ruffled petals in shades of yellow, red, white, and pink and an enormous flower lip distinguish this genus of orchid, which contains more than 330 species. Known as "spray orchids" to many, oncidiums...
|Bright, indirect light.|
|Water thoroughly but allow media to dry between waterings. Plants use more water while flowering.|
|Optimal temperature between 69-89F (20-32C).|
|½ strength balanced fertilizer every 30 days during spring and summer only.|
|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.|
Orchids and bromeliads are some of the easiest plants to grow... but that doesn't mean you don't have questions! We're happy to lend a hand... or, in this case, a thumb.
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