Not everyone knows that the orchid is a very ancient flower and loved by everyone. More and more people have become passionate about this beautiful plant. Its shapes and colors are a touch of elegance and refinement. But how can we make orchids lush? There is a trick that few people know: let’s find out more. 

Orchid reborn

As you well know, there are many varieties of orchids. One of the most loved and widespread is Phalaenopsis . It is chosen to give a touch of elegance to the place where it is located, in fact, it is possible to admire it at home, in shops and even in offices. However, like any plant it needs a lot of attention and care.

It is not so easy to grow it, but there is a trick that will leave you speechless, in fact, in just a few steps you will be able to make it lush and healthy like never before: let’s find out how to do it, you will be amazed as soon as you see the result: all the details.

Lush and healthy orchids: here’s how to do it

To know how to grow an orchid perfectly it is necessary to know the basics of this plant, in fact, it is best to start from the roots. To always keep it healthy, you will have to place it in a vase of any type, be it terracotta, plastic or even fabric.

But the best choice you could make is to grow it in a glass or transparent vase, so that its roots take on the right brightness. If you have at least one, you will have noticed that the roots are covered with a white layer , because in this way the plant can absorb the correct dose of water.

Orchid roots

Transparent pots are also very useful for continuously checking the health of the plant. Furthermore, the roots are all aerial, therefore, orchids do not need to grow in soil. But not everyone knows that another element can be used to make them grow in perfect health. From the first days, you will see that they will be super lush . The process is really simple: let’s find out more.

Use this material instead of soil: incredible result

Not everyone knows that to make orchids always healthy and lush it is necessary to put an element in place of the soil . We are talking about a material that few people know about, that is, perlite.

Why is this plant good for you? Perlite is of volcanic origin, which is why it is an excellent thermal insulator. Furthermore, it helps the rooting of the branches.

Perlite

The appearance is very similar to that of polystyrene balls, in fact, the perlite is white and very light, it does not even alter the Ph of the orchid . Nurserymen use it to encourage the growth and development of the plant, because it allows the water to be received correctly and facilitates the breathing of the roots, given that it does not compact like earth and therefore it is impossible for the water to stagnate.