Caring for your moth orchid
Christopher Ryan, manager of the orchid collection in Kew's Tropical Nursery, demonstrates how to care for your Phalaenopsis (or moth) orchid.
Christopher shows how to cut back the flower stalk to encourage flowering, and how to re-pot your orchid to keep it in the best of health.
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- Kew's Tropical Extravaganza Festival
- More about the orchid family
- Kew's Orchid Team
- Orchid FAQs
- Orchid collections at Kew
- Kew's Tropical Nursery blog
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