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What you need:
  • Ornamental pot or basket
  • Twisted willow branch or bamboo stake
  • Raffia or taffeta
  • Plastic saucer(for inside the pot)
  • Moss
Orchid plants are beautiful when in bloom so they deserve to be presented in an elegant way in the home. Here are a few tips for displaying orchids.
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First put the orchid pot inside an ornamental pot or basket that is lined so water will not go through it and damage furniture.
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Next stake the plant using twisted willow branches. Thin bamboo stakes can also be used.
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Tie up the tall spikes with taffeta or raffia.
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Then cover the top of the pot with moss. This effectively hides the less attractive growing medium.
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Wash off the leaves with warm water to remove any residue caused by sprays or heavy water.