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E. Vinje
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Hello –

If your phalaenopsis orchid is potted in a bark/ moss mix then watering once a week should be sufficient. Of course, how often you water will vary with the amount of light and heat your plant receives. As you become more familiar with the plant you may be able to tell by the weight of the pot whether or not you need to water. As for fertilizer, we recommend Dyna-Gro Orchid Pro Plant Food. Mix 1/2 tsp per gallon of water every time you water. Flush away accumulated salts from the potting mix with water once a month.

Happy gardening!