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Phalaenopsis getting too much light?

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    Default Phalaenopsis getting too much light?

    Not sure whether to put this in general discussion or being somewhat new to growing orchids, should ask the experienced members.

    So, giving Phalaenopsis more light than it needs, is it possible to cause the flower count to decrease compare to the ones that doesn't get an over abundance of light?

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    Yes, too much light can be detrimental to the growth and flowering of plants.

    Phalaenopsis are shade lovers, so their biological processes have evolved to function optimally under the low-light conditions. They can adjust somewhat, but to this day. some of the best growing and flowering phals I have ever seen were in a very hot & humid greenhouse that was so algae-covered that hardly any light entered it!

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    Le Phalaenopsis non amano troppa luce, ombra parziale, puoi regolarti mettendole dietro a un ombreggiante 50% possibilmente bianco, con ulteriore protezione nei estivi, ma ci sono alcune eccezioni, alcune tipo Phal. parishii, Phal. parishii lobbii, Phalaenopsis thailandica, ecc. amano luce brillante, quasi a livello Cattleya, queste nella mia serra sono in posizione che prendono il sole della sera e prosperano molto bene, altre tipo la Phal. appendiculata, la Phal. braceana le posiziono in ombra più intensa, comunque si adattano molto bene alle condizioni di luce e temperatura, molto meno all'umidità relativa e alla qualità dell'acqua di irrigazione, molta attenzione va fatta alle fertilizzazioni, personalmente le faccio in modo diversificato secondo i periodi dell'anno.

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    Phalaenopsis not love Too much light, shade Partial, CAN set yourself putting them behind a possibly a shade 50% white, with further protection nia summer, but there are exceptions SOME, SOME kind Phal. parishii, Phal. lobbii parishii, Phalaenopsis thailandica, etc. They love bright light, almost a Cattleya Level, THIS In my greenhouse are in position Whether they take the evening sun and thrive very well, like the other Phal. appendiculata, the Phal. braceana the position it in the shade more intense, however, are very well adapted to the conditions of light and temperature, Very Meno relative humidity and the Water Quality irrigation, Ample CAUTION VA Without the fertilizations, Personally I do so diversified According to Year periods.

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    Phalaenopsis not love Too much light, shade Partial, CAN set yourself putting them behind a possibly a shade 50% white, with further protection nia summer, but there are exceptions SOME, SOME kind Phal. parishii, Phal. lobbii parishii, Phalaenopsis thailandica, etc. They love bright light, almost a Cattleya Level, THIS In my greenhouse are in position Whether they take the evening sun and thrive very well, like the other Phal. appendiculata, the Phal. braceana the position it in the shade more intense, however, are very well adapted to the conditions of light and temperature, Very Meno relative humidity and the Water Quality irrigation, Ample CAUTION VA Without the fertilizations, Personally I do so diversified According to Year periods.

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