Favorite Orchids – Vanda
Vandas and their relatives are popular tropical orchids that produce lovely, colorful, and long lasting flowers. There are about 52 wild species in the Vanda genus which are mostly found in Asian Countries like India, Thailand, Burma, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. When crossbred with relatives like Ascocentrum to yield Ascocenda, they resulting hybrid became known as Vanda Ascocenda.
Vandas were brought into cultivation during the early 1800’s. The name Vanda is not a Latin nor Greek word, but rather a Sanskrit word used to describe the growth habit of plants belonging to this group. สล๊อตเว็บตรงแตกง่าย
Vandas are typically grown as epiphytes, meaning that they grow upon a host, such as a tree or rock. Although they can be found naturally from Southeast Asia all the way to Japan, most Vandas thrive in their native environment of warm, humid weather and high temperatures. Orchids Vanda
Vandas are typically grown as exotics, and without soil. You can find them in their natural habitat on the trunks of pines or on the stems of palms. If you’re lucky, you may even spot them growing among pines or rocks in your own yard.
But the tropical plants, whether they’re Vandas or Phalaenopsis, do not have a favorite home. In their natural habitat they can be found on the trunks of trees or high on the limbs of mountains. It is where they are harvested that is a challenge, as they will do anything to stay alive. Orchids Vanda
Therefore, it is important that you find a Vandas that can be grow in your own home. Not all Vandas are hardy. If you cannot provide them with the right care, they are likely to wither and die. Orchids Vanda
But there are several varieties of Vandas that are hardy. The native Blankosai variety is an example of a Vandas that is tough enough to survive in less than ideal conditions. This variety was first introduced in Japan, but has now spread throughout the world and is particularly popular in warmer climates. Orchids Vanda
Finally, there is the critically endangered Pink Botus. Although completely resistant to the Elements, and colorful enough to brighten up any room, it too is considered difficult to grow. You’ll probably want to install a greenhouse if you really want to subject these plants to conditions which will test their mettle. Orchids Vanda
For the bottoms of the Vandas, I would recommend a potting mix which includes gravel, charcoal, peat, perlite, and vermiculite. complain about the smells but make sure to include a ventilation option.
Vandas are beautiful if you choose the right kind for your home. individual plants can last a few months. However, due to their age, they typically bear flowers only once or twice a year. Plant emerged mostly in the spring time. This is as the blooms have already started and will continue for around 6 weeks.
Generally, Vandas do not like dry periods, or for that matter any watering at all. Your Vandas will figure that water will fly off the leaves surface faster than the roots can absorb it. So this is why it is important to keep the medium moist at all times. Also, Vandas require 4 to 6 hours of sunlight each day, so find the sunniest window in your home, or use an overhead light.
A way to ensure your Vandas stay healthy is by providing them the right kind of feeding. They are rich in nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. Be sure that the feed is phosphorous-based. Once a month feed them with liquid fertilizer, or every other week if you can’t find a feed at the local nursery.