The florist’s trick to make orchids bloom


The florist’s trick to make orchids bloom

This tropical plant is resistant and its cultivation is ideally done during the winter period. In the bulb or rhizome state it adapts easily to cool temperatures. After the cold months, the orchid prepares for its vegetative awakening. But how to take care of it to give it everything it needs and stimulate its spring flowering?

In this article we reveal the best natural fertilizers to make your orchids bloom (or rebloom) faster at home according to the advice of Romain Le Tallec, a florist from Lyon.

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Banana peel to make your orchids bloom

To increase the flowering of your orchid, there’s nothing like adding a little fertilizer to its substrate. The most popular natural fertilizer for this type of plant is banana peel. This is precisely the nutrient it needs: rich in vitamins B6 and C, mineral salts such as potassium and magnesium, banana peel is the little push it needs to grow and flourish peacefully.

Take a banana peel, wash it and cut it into small pieces. Then place them in a bowl with 2 liters of water and soak them for about 48 hours. Finally filter the mixture.

The liquid obtained will absorb all the nutrients from the banana peel, so you can use it as water to water your orchids.


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