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What to do with an orchid with yellow leaves?

Are the green leaves of your orchid turning yellow? This is of course not the intention when your orchid is in the house. The orchid is an easy to care for houseplant, but there are a number of causes that can cause the leaves of the orchid to turn yellow.

In this blog, our cultivation experts explain to you why your orchid is developing yellow leaves and they give tips on what you can do to care for your orchid without it developing yellow leaves.

Why is my orchid getting yellow leaves?

An orchid with yellow leaves is caused by several causes.

  • Your orchid is in direct light

Do the green leaves turn yellow? This is a sign that your orchid may be in the wrong place. Keep in mind that orchids do not want to be placed in direct sunlight. Like in a window frame where the sun shines continuously. Direct sunlight causes orchid leaves to yellow and burn. Move your orchid to a bright spot or place it in a window frame where the sun does not shine directly.

  • Too much water

Are you wondering, 'Why is my orchid's leaf turning yellow?' There is a good chance that the orchid is getting too much water. This can happen because the orchid has been in water for too long during watering. As a result, the roots of the orchid get too much water and start to rot, with the result that the orchid gets yellow leaves. When watering, make sure that the orchid's plastic growing pot is in the water for 5 minutes. After submerging it for 5 minutes, remove it from the water and let it drain well before putting the orchid back in the decorative pot. More care tips to take care of your orchid? To our care page read the best tips from our cultivation experts to enjoy your orchid for months.

Note: Make sure you don't submerge your orchid in ice-cold water and don't put an ice cube next to the orchid. The orchid is a tropical plant and does not like ice cold water.

Orchid develops yellow leaves | what to do with yellow orchid leaves

We now know two reasons why an orchid can get yellow leaves. But what if you want to care for your orchid with yellow leaves? Our cultivation experts recommend removing the yellow leaves. These leaves are so affected that they are easy to remove with a light pull. Does this not work? Then gently pull on the leaf and hold the center of the orchid. This prevents you from pulling the orchid out of the breeding pot. The orchid has now lost its yellow leaf. After this you can take care of the orchid again as described on our care page.

Do you have questions about caring for your orchid? Then you can always contact record with us. We are happy to help you to enjoy your orchid for as long as possible.

What to do with an orchid with yellow leaves?

Are the green leaves of your orchid turning yellow? This is of course not the intention when your orchid is in the house. The orchid is an easy to care for houseplant, but there are a number of causes that can cause the leaves of the orchid to turn yellow.

In this blog, our cultivation experts explain to you why your orchid is developing yellow leaves and they give tips on what you can do to care for your orchid without it developing yellow leaves.

Why is my orchid getting yellow leaves?

An orchid with yellow leaves is caused by several causes.

  • Your orchid is in direct light

Do the green leaves turn yellow? This is a sign that your orchid may be in the wrong place. Keep in mind that orchids do not want to be placed in direct sunlight. Like in a window frame where the sun shines continuously. Direct sunlight causes orchid leaves to yellow and burn. Move your orchid to a bright spot or place it in a window frame where the sun does not shine directly.

  • Too much water

Are you wondering, 'Why is my orchid's leaf turning yellow?' There is a good chance that the orchid is getting too much water. This can happen because the orchid has been in water for too long during watering. As a result, the roots of the orchid get too much water and start to rot, with the result that the orchid gets yellow leaves. When watering, make sure that the orchid's plastic growing pot is in the water for 5 minutes. After submerging it for 5 minutes, remove it from the water and let it drain well before putting the orchid back in the decorative pot. More care tips to take care of your orchid? To our care page read the best tips from our cultivation experts to enjoy your orchid for months.

Note: Make sure you don't submerge your orchid in ice-cold water and don't put an ice cube next to the orchid. The orchid is a tropical plant and does not like ice cold water.

Orchid develops yellow leaves | what to do with yellow orchid leaves

We now know two reasons why an orchid can get yellow leaves. But what if you want to care for your orchid with yellow leaves? Our cultivation experts recommend removing the yellow leaves. These leaves are so affected that they are easy to remove with a light pull. Does this not work? Then gently pull on the leaf and hold the center of the orchid. This prevents you from pulling the orchid out of the breeding pot. The orchid has now lost its yellow leaf. After this you can take care of the orchid again as described on our care page.

Do you have questions about caring for your orchid? Then you can always contact record with us. We are happy to help you to enjoy your orchid for as long as possible.

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