How long do orchid blossoms last? : LUSENET : About Hawaii : One Thread

If the orchid plant is not fertilized too often, will the blossoms last longer when they bloom? Someone told me (an orchid grower) that too much fertilizer weakens the blossoms.

-- Jayne Kurizaki (, January 11, 1999


I don't know, but here are a couple of extensive resources wehre you could ask ( and ( Recreation/OrchidSNS/wwwsites.html). Sorry I couldn't have been more of a help.

-- Roy Inouye (, January 21, 1999.

As a general rule, when a plant is nearing or is in bloom it does not need any added fertilizers.

-- Kunane Leigh (, January 23, 1999.

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