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Basics of Growing Orchids

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Harry P Leu Gardens

1920 North Forest Avenue

Orlando, FL 32803

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Basics of Growing Orchids

Saturday, May 26, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Instructor: Dr. Larry Apotheker

Learn the basics of growing beautiful orchids including different potting media, light requirements, proper placement for growth, nutritional requirements and basic functioning of the plant including what makes it thrive and what kills it. Also covered will be what pots to use; how to attach an orchid to a tree and which ones do best, how to get them to flower, basics of disease, temperature and humidity requirements, and how and when to divide.

Dr. Larry Apotheker has traveled extensively collecting and importing plants from Mexico, Fiji, Bali, Micronesia, Spain, Portugal, Africa, Hawaii and Thailand. He grows many species but focuses now on rare African succulents and orchids.

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