Markers for Success


Your plant is doing well if you see…

Profuse new green root tips

healthy orchid roots, potted orchid

Increasing bulb size

potted orchid plant, bulbous portion


Increased size of new growths

orchid attached to a tree stump

A good example of a healthy plant: Vigorous roots and increased new growth size

Your plant is doing poorly if you see...dry brown roots and decreasing pseudobulb size.

Orchid roots

orchid roots

orchid roots

orchid roots

Poor root growth on left, healthy root growth on right

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