Planting Orchids in Trees

Planting Orchids in Trees

I love orchids.  I think they are absolutely beautiful! In fact, I have decided that they look so nice that I have started buying a phalenopsis in flower to keep on our mantel.  The last orchid that I bought lasted seven weeks, so how can I complain? Now, when these plants finish flowering, I “replant” them outsides.  Central Florida is just warm enough that these will do just fine outside with a little bit of protection from a small tree or shrub.  The fact that orchids need shade serves two benefits: it keeps the plants from getting too dry and it also means that whatever is providing that shade will also serve the purpose of keeping light frosts off of your orchid.… Read Full Post
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