How To not kill an orchid...

Updated: Dec 17, 2018


The Phalaenopsis, better known under the name of moth orchid, is actually not a difficult plant to care for but there are a few rules to respect if you don't want to kill it within the first couple of months.

First things first, where does the Orchid come from? What's its natural habitat?

Most phalaenopsis found in New Zealand are hybrids, especially acclimated for an indoor pot life. But it's always important to remember where you came from, your roots basically (pun intented...)