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What kind of soil does an orchid need?
Depending on the type of orchid, they can be happy growing in peat moss, fir bark, dried fern roots, sphagnum moss, rock wool, perlite, cork nuggets, stones, coconut fiber, lava rock or a blend that combines several of these materials.
How do I add soil to my orchid?
How do you keep orchids without soil?
Hydroponics, hydroculture, and aeroponics are the most suitable methods for growing orchids without soil. To ensure thriving Orchids without soil, maintain a consistently moist environment. Then, water the orchids with a solution of nutrients to ensure they receive all of the elements supplied.
Can orchids be air plants?
Most orchids are tropical plants which live as epiphytes or "air plants" hanging on to trees for support.
Can orchids grow indoors?
They are perfect for indoors, since they can tolerate lower light. They do not like to stay dry for more than a day or two, especially when growing or blooming. Bloom season is winter and spring.
Can orchids grow in plastic pots?