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Phalaenopsis 'Yellow Orchid'

Phalaenopsis 'Yellow Orchid'

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The Phalaenopsis amabilis 'Yellow Orchid' is an attractive and vibrant houseplant, noted for its cheerful, yellow blooms that bring a splash of sunshine to any space. This plant showcases an upright and elegant growth habit, with arching stems that present the lively yellow flowers. The lush, green leaves form a robust base, offering a harmonious contrast to the vibrant blossoms. At full maturity, the 'Yellow Orchid' gracefully achieves a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Phalaenopsis amabilis

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

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • 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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