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I've got an indoor office phalaenopsis orchid.. It last flowered in Nov 12 (flower died in early Dec 2012). It's currently in a room where its lit up by florescent light for about 12hours and NIL sunlight.

I believe there are 2 new spikes coming out now. Is there anything I need to do or apply to ensure the flower blooms will be big and beautiful? (eg how much sunlight, water etc).


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My phalaenopsis orchids thrive on neglect - the more love I give them, the more they sulk.  My oldest one is 8 years old and has 3 flower spikes full of purple flowers right now.  If you've got some flower spikes coming I'd say you're doing everything right.  One thing they hate is too much water. Possibly give them a little orchid fertlizer when you sure they are flower spikes coming.  Hope you get some pretty blooms :-)

Thanks! i might try the weak orchid fertiliser method...


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