Are Blood Orchids Real? (Solved)

Blood color

If you have been brought here as a result of watching the film Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, we are going to deal with the question that is probably on your mind: Are blood orchids real? If you have come here without watching that film, I suggest you …

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Can Orchids Grow On Palm Trees? (Explained)

Palm trees

So you want to know the answer to the question, can orchids grow on palm trees? Well, first things first a great proportion of orchids are epiphytic.  Epiphytic plants are also known as air plants and they draw upon the moisture and nutrients in the surrounding environment to thrive. Also, …

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Can Orchids Be Used On Cakes? (Explained)


We all know orchids come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. For that reason theoretically, they could top off any cake beautifully. But can orchids be used on cakes? We examine the subject in-depth in this blog. So let’s get started. Can Orchids Be Used On Cakes? Orchids …

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Can Orchids Die Of Old Age? (Solved)

orchid on tree

Orchids do have a reputation for being difficult plants to care for. Slightly unjustly in my opinion. But there is an old saying that goes ‘if an orchid dies, you have probably killed it’. But what if you didn’t kill it? Do orchids have a lifespan? And if so… Can …

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What Does An Orchid Smell Like? (Revealed)

Lady smelling orchids

What does an orchid smell like? The question really should be, what doesn’t an orchid smell like! With around 30,000 species the orchid family comes in all shapes, sizes, colors and scents. Some have no scent, some smell disgusting, but some emit beautiful smells ranging from cherry pie to vanilla, …

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Why Do Orchid Leaves Curl? (Explained)

Orchid with leaves curling

So you want to know why do orchid leaves curl? It is a good question to ask as it can actually reveal a lot about the health of your plant. And if you know the answer it can help you rectify potential issues before they become too significant. I’ve suffered …

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