Naturally, most orchids grow well in tropical rainforests—they’re often seen growing wildly in tree crotches or on the sides of decaying trees. Confining their roots to a pot, therefore, goes against their true primal nature. With this, if you’re thinking of growing one as part of your container garden, you have to take note of the following factors:
- Decorative pots without proper drainage can often lead to overwatering and other root diseases for your orchid plant
- Clear plastic pots allow you to easily inspect your plant’s roots for pests, disease, and overcrowding
- You don’t have to spend a fortune on buying slatted wooden boxes as special orchid pots. Any pot with good drainage, preferably shallower squat pots should be as good.
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