Fertilizer for an orchid that will make it bloom all year round

The orchid is very picky and needs special care. Plus orchids in their long bloom. Therefore, it should be properly fed.

Banana peel infusion

Banana peel contains phosphorus, nitrogen and magnesium, which prevent overdose of fertilizers in flowers. Also, the infusion from the peel promotes the formation of chlorophyll in plant cells and speeds up the process of photosynthesis. The composition of the infusion has a positive effect on the condition of the plant. In the orchid, the leaves begin to shine, and the flowers become more saturated in color.

Method of preparation:

  • First, remove all the pulp from the inside of the skin of the fruit, wash it well and scald it with boiling water.
  • Then wash and sterilize the 3 liter jar.
  • Boil 3 liters of water and cool to 40 degrees.
  • Put a banana peel in a jar, fill it with hot water, close the lid and put it in a dark place for 3 days.
  • At the end of the time, filter the infusion and mix with water 1.

Application method:

  1. Watering plants in pots.
  2. Soaking the roots for 10 minutes for those plants that grow without anchoring and substrate.
  3. Spraying the roots of those plants that are attached to the blocks.

Onion decoction

Onions contain an incredible amount of mineral and biological substances that orchids need for their vital activity. These are carotene, phytoncides, mineral salts and vitamins. They have an antibacterial effect, nourish plant roots and maintain their tone.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour 1.5 liters of boiling water over a handful of husks, boil for 6 minutes and leave to cool.
  • Strain the infusion, and use the remaining husks as compost.
  • Use the infusion for prevention once a month.
  • It cannot be stored, you need to make a fresh infusion every time.

Tea with coffee

Coffee beans and tea leaves contain many useful substances and carbohydrates. The acidity level of these legumes has a good effect on plant development. Top dressing based on coffee and tea replaces the mineral fertilizers necessary for the orchid.

Used in liquid or dry form. A dry mixture is considered better, because there is a possibility of mold from a liquid mixture.