Some manage to grow orchids with rich, bold flowers without any effort, but for others it is impossible to do it without careful care, and this depends on both the variety and growing conditions. Experienced orchid growers explains, that the in growth period orchids need fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, when it will be provided, orchid will delight with beautiful flowering time.
Fertilizers are available in a wide range – Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” VermiExtract & VermiLiquid in liquid form and PLANT FOOD VermiCompost “Oh Shit!” – in powder and granular.
When to fertilize?
It is not certain, that the orchids shall be fertilized all the time without interruption. In fertilization should be noted, that this can be done when the plant is in good health, but as soon as develop any signs of disease or growth is slowing, fertilization should be stopped or be reduced. During the winter months sunlight is less, so the growth is slowing and during this period should fertilize less often. Orchid growers recommend to water the plants during the winter months only either with clean water or by sprayable liquid fertilizer - Orchid PLANT FOOD VermiLiquid “Oh Shit!”, which is already prepared in low concentrations. Orchids should be fertilized only when they are in active growth and flowering time, the rest of the period we do not fertilize at all or significantly reduce dose.
How often to fertilize?
It is recommended to fertilize with Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” VermiExtract when the plant is watered, or rather - steeped. It is known that orchids like, if once a month the substrate is rinsed with running, lukewarm water or the pot is placed to soak in water. On those occasions to water can be added fertilizer Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” VermiExtract which will be absorbed in substrate.
What to follow?
Although by the fertilization we are doing a good for a plant, it can also do something wrong, so need to know and follow a couple of nuances. Always use only a special fertilizer provided for orchids - Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” VermiExtract, moreover, it is always should be diluted in order to avoid damage to the root system.
When orchid growing becomes slower, definitely reduce the fertilization as well. Always select the appropriate fertilizer Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” VermiExtract, taking into account the specific features of water (or chalky chalky).
Fertilizer dosage should be adapted to growing conditions, such as the amount of light and temperature. Dosage is also different depending on whether you grow an orchid in pot or with bare roots, but most important is to match fertilizer dosage of the type of orchid, must also take Orchid PLANT FOOD “Oh Shit!” instructions into account.