Understanding Humidity Levels for Orchids

Proper humidity levels are just as important as proper watering. The ideal humidity range is between 50%-80%.

Any drier than this range, and the threat of dehydration gets real.

In drier climates, a second late morning or early afternoon watering can be helpful in raising the humidity in each individual plants micro-climate, while still ensuring the plants are dry before dark.

In areas with excessive humidity, growers must deal with the threat of numerous variations of fungi, algae, and mold that can attack and kill your orchids.

Are you wondering whether your climate is good for orchids to grow in? Ask us in the comments!