Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 6 of 6

When to change fertilizer?

This is a discussion on When to change fertilizer? within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I was wondering when do I start feeding a blooming fertilizer. For example, I have ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    132

    Question When to change fertilizer?

    I was wondering when do I start feeding a blooming fertilizer. For example, I have several spring bloomers, when do I start fertilizing with my blooming fertilizer.

    Julie in Iowa

  2. #2
    Diane's Avatar
    Diane is offline Can't Re-Member
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Catts and Paphs
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Surprise, AZ
    Posts
    6,250
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    I change over about 4 -5 months before expected bloom.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    132

    Default When to change fertilizer

    Thanks Diane, I guess I'll get started on my winter bloomers. I just got a four pack of differant fertilizers so I will try them out.

    Julie in Iowa

  4. #4
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is online now Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    33,846
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Good luck Julie! I hope you get lots of beautiful blooms this winter so you can share them with all of us here on the forum!

    Cheers!
    BD

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    132

    Default

    Thanks BD, I sure hope I do too. I don't have as much luck with orchids as I do with other house plants. LOL

    Julie in Iowa

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    43

    Default

    You and me both petalsof. I recently killed a Sago Palm... I thought those were hard to kill....

Similar Threads

  1. Title Change
    By Tednz in forum Registration / Login issues
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: January 8th, 2009, 12:32 AM
  2. Names may change again - Laelia
    By Ron-NY in forum Genus Specific
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: September 25th, 2008, 05:10 PM
  3. Some blooms would be a nice change
    By pavel in forum Genus Specific
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: July 8th, 2007, 11:44 PM
  4. Repotting...Can I change the medium?
    By Centerharbear in forum New Growers: Ask the Senior Members
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: June 25th, 2007, 09:36 PM
  5. I want to change this for next month
    By LJA in forum RVO's OrchidTalk Contest Winners!
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: July 6th, 2004, 08:12 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.