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Fertilizing - Should I continue?

This is a discussion on Fertilizing - Should I continue? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hey Kate, Right now, I'm watering 1x a week on Sundays, no fertilizer. They seem ...

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    Hey Kate,

    Right now, I'm watering 1x a week on Sundays, no fertilizer. They seem to be doing okay - its not super sunny here too much anymore (not like the spring, summer and fall!) so they don't need as much water. I also mist 2x a day, once in the am before work Leaves and top of the media) and once again in the evening (just the leaves). I mist frequently because I keep a fan on them 24/7 (I used to have rot issues) as long as your air is moving and your media can dry out quickly, you can follow this watering and misting schedule also

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    Hey Becky,
    Thanks for the info! I'll start doing the same and hold off fertilizing. When do you usually resume fertilizing? Thanks again!

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