Do you want to discover the best technique to ensure safe growth of your orchid? Here is the ingredient that will be a valid ally for this purpose.

There are some ingredients that, despite what one might believe, can really help the growth and  health of our plants. In this article we want to help you discover an extraordinary technique to guarantee a rich source of beneficial substances for orchids. Here’s everything you need to know.

First of all, it is appropriate to tell how to best grow the orchid. Being a houseplant, it  clearly suffers from contact with the sun’s rays. Although it needs light, therefore, it is advisable to never place the leaves and roots of the orchid in the sun.

Choosing a southern location for your orchid will help minimize this problem. In fact, like all houseplants, the orchid also loves certain conditions.

Also with regards  to irrigation, the orchid will require less water than other “outdoor” plants. Only in the warm months will it be important to increase the requirement in this sense, without exaggerating.

If you want to discover, however,  how to increase the natural growth and flowering of your orchid, you absolutely cannot miss the advice we want to offer you in the next paragraphs. Let’s analyze everything together.

Orchid growth: here is the ideal technique

The orchid needs adequate fertilizer  to grow at its best. The elements most needed by this plant will be nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. Fertilization can take place in liquid form, through special products that will be recommended to you by your trusted nursery, or by means of some fertilizers with sticks.

OrchidIt will then be advisable to opt for a soil with pine bark. It is ideal for the orchid, since it will avoid the creation of abundant water stagnation. They can damage the roots and, in the long run, irreparably damage your orchid.

Although it is an easy plant to care for, it will be necessary to always pay maximum attention to everything. The  spread of parasites, for example, must always be avoided. It will be advisable to never proceed with treatments with chemical products, but always rely on natural solutions.

Below, however, we want to show you the incredible usefulness of a spoonful of a certain product to be placed on the roots and leaves of your orchid. You will be amazed by the  powerful growth of the leaves  and the  notable strengthening of the roots. Here’s everything you need to know.

A spoonful of this ingredient is enough

The ingredient to be used as the basis for this natural fertilizer will be  boiled corn. All you have to do is place 100 grams of this product in a container and add a liter of water, preferably at room temperature. How should you proceed now? Let’s find out why boiled corn will be an incredible ally for your orchids. Here are the details.

Boiled cornBoiled corn contains various  antioxidant substances, but not only that. It is rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, fiber and many other nutrients beneficial to your houseplant. This ingredient will strengthen the roots and stimulate the spread of flowering.

Boiled corn and water will need to be blended well. The mixture obtained must be adequately filtered with a sieve. This juice will prove invaluable. There are  two ways to proceed with the treatment  with this liquid mixture based on boiled corn.

First you can water each root of your orchid with about 3 teaspoons of this juice. This operation must be carried out as needed and will be fundamental, since all the nutrients will be absorbed more easily by your orchid.

The liquid obtained, however, can also be “exploited” in another way. You will place everything inside a  spray container. All you have to do is give this juice to the orchid leaves, spraying the solution on them from time to time. As time passes you will notice that  the orchid will grow exponentially and will be stronger and healthier.

This solution will also help your orchid  prevent the spread of any disease  due to the attack of pest parasites.