Repotting cymbidium orchids. Here are some photos enjoy. How to repot an orchid repotting the orchid place the orchid in its new pot. Cymbidiums should be repotted just after the old blooms have fallen off. When the orchid is anchored into place arrange a layer of orchid potting mix over the top of the roots and water well.
Growers tips for cymbidiums cymbidiums are wonderful orchids to grow in the middle and coastal regions of the united states and other temperate countries. Make sure the plant is able to stand upright when youre finished. Cymbidium or boat orchid is a genus of more than 50 evergreen species in the orchid family orchidaceae. Heres our step by step guide on how to repot your cymbidium orchids.
Only repot them if the. Since cymbidium orchids like to grow in a contained area put each divided piece in a pot even if you want to put it in the ground. Cymbidium or boat orchid is a genus of more than 50 evergreen species in the orchid family orchidaceae. Continue caring for your orchid as before.
Grab handfuls of your potting medium and slide them down the sides of the pot to the bottom. Recently i decided it was time to divide and repot my cymbidiums a process thats usually done every two to three years when the plant is very pot bound or its medium no longer drains properly. Cymbidiums like to have a pot full of roots. Cymbidium orchids are prized for their long lasting sprays of flowers used especially as cut flowers or spring corsages.
Press the potting mix into the pot. You can then place the pot into the ground. Brads greenhouse gardening 1367627 views. Cymbidium orchids are prized for their long lasting sprays of flowers used especially as cut flowers or spring corsages.
Cymbidium orchids watering and feeding. Cymbidiums generally need to be repotted about every three years under normal conditions. Repotting a phalaenopsis with rotten roots steps to save an orchid with no roots duration. If the old mix is broken down the plant should be repotted as soon as possible to minimize root rot.