Orchids are one of the most appreciated decorative flowers because of the beauty of their flowers and especially because of their bright colours. They have bright and exotic colours and give class and personality to the environments in which they are found. It is a tropical and perennial plant, destined to bloom and re-bloom, but it needs appropriate treatments.
At the same time, they are a very delicate plant that requires specific care to stay healthy. If you are thinking of giving an orchid as a present or if you have been given one and you are not very clear about its needs, you are in the right place, since in this post we are going to tell you how to take care of an orchid so that it decorates your house or the house of whoever is going to receive your gift for a long time.
Many people appreciate them and get desperate when the foliage starts to lose its shine and the plant starts to wither. But we must not lose hope: for the orchid to blossom again, it is enough to know how to do it!
It may seem obvious, but first of all it is essential to identify the species of orchid you have. There are many orchid genera, phalaenopsis, oncidium, cambria, dendrobium, vanda, etc., the first being the most common and widespread. Determining which type your orchid is will help you to know its characteristics and the specific care it requires, which can vary quite a bit depending on the genus. Normally you will be able to tell the genus of your orchid from the small identification label that accompanies this type of flower.
On the following pages you will see how to care for your orchid with these simple and effective tips, even for those who unfortunately do not have a special talent for gardening.