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Phalaenopsis 'White Orchid'

Phalaenopsis 'White Orchid'

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The Phalaenopsis 'White Orchid' is a classic and visually elegant houseplant, revered for its pristine, white blooms. Exhibiting an upright and graceful growth habit, the arching stems hold the delicate, white flowers aloft. The broad, glossy leaves form a lush base, providing a contrasting green canvas for the delicate blossoms. At full maturity, the 'White Orchid' elegantly reaches a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Phalaenopsis amabilis

Common: White Orchid, Moth Orchid, Queen of the Orchids

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry or when the roots turn from a healthy-green, to a silvery-gray color
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Bark-Based Well-Draining Orchid Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Orchids prefer moderate to high humidity, around 50-70%
  • Orchids prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • Remove spent flower spikes to encourage new blooms.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Orchidaceae family, commonly known as the orchid family, is large and diverse family of flowering plants that includes over 25,000 to 30,000 species.
  • Phalaenopsis orchids are native to tropical regions of Asia, including the Philippines, Indonesia, and northern Australia.
  • They are one of the easiest orchids to care for, making them ideal for beginners.
  • Phalaenopsis Orchids have aerial roots that help it absorb moisture from the air. Do not bury these roots in soil or prune them.
  • Phalaenopsis Orchids are Epiphytes, meaning they grow on other plants. They have a special root system that's adapted to absorbing moisture and nutrients from the air and from the bark of the tree they grow on.
  • Phalaenopsis Orchids are the most common type of orchid due to their long-lasting blooms and ability to thrive in low-light conditions.
  • Phalaenopsis Orchids are known for their fragrant flowers that come in a variety of colors.
  • Phalaenopsis orchids can bloom multiple times from the same flower spike if it is cut above a node.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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Customer Reviews

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What a gorgeous plant!!! Due to its great packaging, I was so impressed how it arrived without losing any flowers. It traveled a long way too. I love the fact that I was able to buy this from a florist and it was a great price. I usually buy orchids from the supermarket because I love them but can never keep them alive. We will see how I do with this one. ☺️

This makes us so happy to hear! If you have any questions about how to care for your orchid, please reach out! We also offer care guides for each genus of plant which you can find under the learn tab in the navigation bar. Thank you for choosing and supporting Mental Houseplants!