Phalaenopsis - orchid in common.
Today there are many varieties of this charming flower.
But before you buy a phalaenopsis, you need to find out a lot of things that will help you grow healthy and floriferous plant.
The most important thing when buying orchids - carefullyinspect the root system of the plant. Healthy roots of orchids quite thick -. About 0.5-0.7 cm If they are thinner, which means that the plant is exposed to a variety of peresushek, and will soon die.
The greater of the roots of the plant, the better. Roots - an indicator of vitality plants, which means orchid will profusely.
Also of particular importance is the color of the roots of plants. A healthy root system is generally saturated green. If the roots are brown, it speaks about the decay of the plant.
Inspect the orchid leaves. Healthy plants the leaves are dark green, smooth and resilient surface. And most importantly - on the leaves should be no stains, holes, cuts, etc.
It is best to select the smallest orchidthe amount of blooming stems. First, the smaller stems to dissolve, the more you will enjoy the orchid. And secondly, the fewer, the younger orchids as flowering period lasts from 3 to 8 months.