1-Stem Purple Phalaenopsis (glass)

$55.00
SKU:PS21024
[ Height: 18"-20" | Pot Size: 6''-8" ]
This delicate Phalaenopsis Orchid in purple arrives ready for gifting in a glass container.
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$55.00

1-Stem Purple Phalaenopsis (glass)

Phalaenopsis amabilis

[ Height: 18"-20" | Pot Size: 6''-8" ]
This delicate Phalaenopsis Orchid in purple arrives ready for gifting in a glass container. Filtered Sun light, water once every 10-12 days.
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  • Geographic Origin: Mostly Indonesia & the Philippines, but also other countries in Asia
  • Features: Elegant flowers; Conversation Piece
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Great For: Low Sunlight

Plant Care Guide

Light

While blooming, place the orchid anywhere out of direct sunlight. When not in bloom, bright indirect light is best.

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Water

PlantShed's orchids are potted in sphagnum moss which retains water and means the plant will need to be watered less frequently. For orchids in containers without drainage, touch the moss for dryness every 10-12 days. If top feels dry, add about a quarter cup of water per plant, keeping in mind that too much water will build up at the bottom of the container and should be avoided. If transplanted to another pot with drainage holes, water about once a week allowing excess to drain out in sink.

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Level of Care

Easy! Despite a misconceived reputation as being hard to grow, Phalaenopsis Orchids are some of the easiest to maintain and get to bloom again.

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Air Purifying

The NASA Clean Air Study has ranked the Phalaenopsis Orchid as one of the most efficient houseplants that remove xylene and toluene from the air we breathe.

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Fertilizer

Use any balanced orchid fertilizer at half-strength every week or two. Once a month flush out the potting mix with clean water to remove any salts that may build up. Do not fertilize while orchid is in bloom.

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Temperature

Keep above 60F at night and between 70-80F during the day. Avoid fluctuating temperatures as this will cause unopened buds to drop.

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Soil

The ideal containers for Phalaenopsis Orchids have holes on the sides to provide good drainage and air circulation. Plants in vases are a more formal presentation, but require more care in terms of watering to avoid build-up and root rot. Plants in sphagnum moss require less frequent watering, but a mixture of moss and bark is best for long-term growth.

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Pruning & Propagation

Blooms should last several months and will then fall off on their own, but if wilted, just prune or gently break from the stem for tidier appearance. After last bloom as fallen off, cut stem down to the base to encourage leaves to grow and a new stem to emerge.

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Pet Friendly

Yes! Phalaenopsis Orchids are non-toxic if consumed by dogs and cats.