How often do you have to water the orchid with this medium? I recently switched and my orchid seems to be drying out. Flower bulb dried out.

asked on January 30, 2015

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We water our orchids once a week. Let the water run through the medium until it is soaked. Fertilize once a month. We have about a dozen orchids blooming now and many of them are 5 to 10 years old. Ice cubes are a marketing gimmick as far as we are concerned.
Philip
· July 1, 2017
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We have raised orchids for years and had good success. Water the orchids once per week as a starting point. Flush water throughout the root system and do not get water in the crown (where the leaf grows off the plant).
Philip
· March 6, 2015
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Agree with previous answer. The quickest way to kill an orchid is to water with ice cubes. It is a marketing gimmick. A flowering orchid prefers a slightly warm (blood temp) water. Cold water will shock the plant and may cause blooms to die off.
Penelope Allingham
· October 24, 2018
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I just replanted them a little over a week ago. I still mixed a little soil in with it. It was my way to make sure it doesn't get too dry. So far doing well. I've got a bloom going right now and it doesn't seem like it's in distress. I hope that helps.
cocac77
· January 30, 2015
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