Caring for ornamental plants is difficult, yes, Mother. Even so, the planting media used by ornamental plants should not be arbitrary.
In addition to leaf ornamental plants, you can also take care of flower ornamental plants. One of the most beautiful is the orchid flower.
Orchid flowers are a popular type of ornamental plant because they have beautiful flowers. Not only that, the colors are also diverse so you have many choices.
Launching from the page Apartment Therapy, most types of orchids are very susceptible to sunburn, Mother. Therefore, it is better for you to avoid this plant from direct sunlight.
Not only that, watering orchids is the most tricky care, Mother. Orchids do like humidity. However, they also won’t last long if given too much water. While the orchid will die if it is dry.
In addition to sunlight and watering, orchid planting media should not be careless, Mother. Orchids cannot grow in ordinary potting soil or mixed soil, you know.
Orchid growing media
According to an ornamental plant expert, Wulan Kurnia Sari, there are at least three types of planting media that you can use as a medium for growing orchids. If you’re curious, here’s Bubun to help summarize the row.
1. Coconut Fiber
You need to know, ornamental orchids can live even without soil planting media, Mother. One of the media that can be used is coconut fiber.
According to Wulan, coconut fiber is one of the favorite growing media for orchids, Mother. This planting medium is also suitable for mothers who want to put orchids in the office or apartment.
“Using coconut fiber is okay. Usually in an office or apartment, if you want something that looks beautiful, you use coconut fiber. And if you want the water content can be automatically fulfilled, hydrogel can be given on it,” he explained to HaiBunda some time ago.
Click read the next page to see other orchid growing media, Mother.
Mother, also take a peek at the following video how to plant celery: