Grow Vanda Orchids

October 20, 2018

There are many different types of orchids you can grow indoors. Vanda orchids are particularly beautiful, but can sometimes be a little challenging for new orchid keepers.

PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Vanda orchids require high humidity in order to thrive. Wetting the growing medium—as opposed to directly watering roots like you might with terrestrial-type plants—increases the humidity around the root zone and leaves. Epiphytic types with aerial roots will appreciate a regular direct misting of foliage and roots (not the air around them) versus heavy watering at the root zone.

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