Howeara Orchids

Howeara

(How-ee-ar-ah)

  • Flowers: Red, orange, magenta, and yellow. Blooms Spring to Summer.
  • Soil/Potting Preference: A fine mix of fir bark with ½ cm to 1 cm pieces of bark, perlite and charcoal.
  • Watering: Keep soil moist.
  • Fertilizing:
  • Active Growth:Use ½ strength every other watering.
  • Dormancy:Use ½ strength every third watering.
  • Light Requirement: Very high levels. At least 8 hours indirect light.
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum: 5°C
  • Day Time Maximum: 16°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 50% or higher.


Growing Orchids Part 1: Getting Started
Growing Orchids Part 2: Growing Conditions
Growing Orchids Part 3: Pests and Disease
Growing Orchids Part 4: Maintenance and Orchid Care Sheets

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