Boosting Budding Orchids

Story: Boosting Budding Orchids
Episode: 7
Presenter: Nigel Ruck
Air Date: 10 April 2021

Orchids are visually stunning plants that are great at adding a touch of beauty to any home. Nige reveals his top tips to care for and support your Orchid's growth.

  • Scotts Osmocote Orchid Premium Potting Mix is a formulated, free-draining potting mix that provides the ideal root environment for growing epiphytic and terrestrial orchids.
  • Scotts Osmocote Controlled Released Fertiliser for Orchids feeds for 6 months and releases nutrients depending on the soil’s temperature.
  • Scotts Osmocote Orchid Premium Potting Mix contains calcium to fight against disease and a wetting agent to prevent dehydration.
  • When displaying your Orchid, choose a bright area indoors or outside but avoid direct sunlight.
  • Orchids require frequent watering to ensure their roots don’t dry out but it’s important not to overwater. Regular misting helps add humidity and clear dust off the leaves.
  • A regular liquid feed, using Scotts Pour and Feed, will maintain the nutrient cycle. To apply, pour a cap full of the feed over the soil every couple of weeks for best results.

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