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dumbsignuprules

All my orchids are orphans. When people put out orchids at church, I bring them home when they quit blooming. I don't do anything special. I water when I water all my other houseplants, refraining if they seem to be too wet. The one Moth Orchid I have, at least that's what I think it is, just quit blooming. It seems to have one big bulb in the pot and several small side ones where the latest blooms have originated. Should I be dividing this plant or shall I just let it be?

   
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Roxie Fox

I have a question about the one I received... do I need to move to a larger pot or is it fine in the one I got it in? I've had it a year and it's getting really tall, it has like rock and wood chips in the pot now. Do they not use soil? It's about ready to bloom and I want it to stay gorgeous!! Thanks!!

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rcfjane

Mine seems to thrive on neglect. I keep it on the front porch (which is covered) during the warm and hot months where it gets lots of humidity. I water it every few weeks and it seems to bloom all the time. Should I fertilize it? Repot it? It's in a dry, gray mossy stuff that it came with. It has several aerial roots winding around the pot. This is my first orchid and it's gorgeous.

   

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