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Bought A Mini Orchid Plant For 82p, How Can I Revive It?

Hi!
I am in no way plan savy but I was in ASDA this evening and saw a mini orchid plant going for 82p, it originally was 7.50 but over time went down in price, it looks a bit withered but the leaves at the bottom look fine, the flowers are still there but look like they’ve seen better days.
Could someone give me some advice on how to care for the plant, I want to revive it and make it look as beautiful as it did when it came into the shop. How often should I water it? How much water? I currently have it in the window in the kitchen, is this ok?
Thank you =)

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One Response to “Bought A Mini Orchid Plant For 82p, How Can I Revive It?”

  1. Donna A says:

    Your orchid will do fine, but will probably lose it’s flowers for a while (possibly 6 months-don’t worry). You’ll need to re-pot it in a little bit larger pot with very good drainage. Not too big, they like to be a little squished. Where I live we have Miracle Grow soil made for orchids, it is mainly bark, not dirt. Don’t water too much, they like to dry out a little between watering. Miracle Grow also has a good orchid food (use especially when blooming). I have mine in my kitchen window that is east facing, and it loves it! I have 30 blooms on 2 stalks from one plant in a 5 inch container! Hope this helps. 🙂

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