Winter in the northern hemisphere,
means cool nights and short days. For spiking
or blooming plants, ideal temeratures are from
60-65 degrees at night to 70-75 during the day.
orchids will be in flower
now or be setting buds for spring
Continue to keep your
plants moist but unless they are under lights,
or in a very dry warm environment, they are
likely to need less frequent watering. It is
especially important that plant leaves are dry
by nightfall and that there is no water sitting
in the leaf crevices. Good air circulation
especially during cooler nights remains
One of the biggest
issues during winter is dry air. Grouping
plants or using humidity trays can help. See
out page on humidity
Maintain feeding at
about once a month always at half strength.
Continue with a blossom booster if your plant
is spiking or still producing buds.