Can you put an orchid outside?

Asked by Jose Russell on November 07, 2021

Categories: Home and garden Landscaping

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Orchids adore indirect light, but putting your plant outside will expose it to the direct rays of the sun. Although orchids originated in the tropics, they are sensitive to both light and moisture. No matter how ideal your weather conditions are, do not leave your orchid outside formore than a few hours at a time.

What is the best room temperature for orchids? Ideal temperatures for orchidsPhals thrive when daytime temperatures range between 65 and 80 degrees F._and nighttime temperatures drop slightly to between 60 and 70 degrees F. The orchid's temperature requirements dovetail nicely with the day/night thermostat settings most people use to save energy.

Do you cut off dead orchid stems? Cutting Off Dead StemsIf the stem is brown and unhealthy, there is no point in trimming the stem above anode. If the flower spike has turned brown, the orchid has decided that this flower spike is dead and no amount of care from you will change this. Cut the stem all the way down to the base of the plant.

How long should a potted orchid last? 6 to 8 weeks