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Phalaenopsis cv.


Phalaenopsis cv.
  1. Common name(s): Moth Orchid
  2. Family: Orchidaceae
  3. Stem cuttings: no
  4. Leaf cuttings: no
  5. Root cuttings/runners: yes, sometimes offshoots are growing on the flower stem
  6. Time: the year round
  7. Lighting: bright but no direct sun
  8. Soil: bird sand
  9. Temperature: 22 to 28 °C
  10. New growth after: it takes about 2 to 3 years to grow a flowering Moth Orchid from an offshoot
  11. More infos: the baby plant can be removed until the first root is 5 mm (0.2 inches) long. A high humidity is welcome.

Orchid offshoots are also called keikis. Keiki is a Hawaiian term for baby.

The Keiki can be removed from the mother plant if it looks like this one.


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