Gold Orchids: variety of varieties and care rules

Orchid is a long-term culture growing in the tropics of South and North America. Flower can have a variety of coloring, shape and size. One of the most famous species of this plant is the Gold Orchid. On the varieties of this group of exotic colors and will tell the article.


Due to the fact that these plants are quite easy to cross, varieties of gold orchids there are many. Specialists in the removal of new varieties are focused on intuition. They take two flower, taking into account their external data. In most cases, these are flowers with bright yellow or golden painting. As a result, new beautiful views are obtained.

Many plants from this group of capricious, they need careful care, otherwise they will not bloom. In this case, such a flower can be raised at home on the windowsill. Most varieties are untranslated to lighting, can develop and blossom in the shade. The main thing is to maintain the optimal temperature to prevent the flower death. Temperature regime depends on the time of year.

Summer recommended range – 22-29 ° C, in winter – 15-25 °. At night, the temperature may be for a pair of degrees less.


Make feeding need no less often in 30 days. Too saline soil the plant tolerates very bad. This means that the payment dose specified on the packaging must be reduced by half. The substrate must absorb moisture well. In addition, it should be light, in its structure contain coal, bark pine and moss.

In the case of orchids it is impossible to dry the substrate. At the same time, excess moisture is also harmful. The best solution in this situation is to put a vessel with a flower in a pallet, which is filled with liquid. Then the plant will absorb optimal amount of moisture.


This process is very heavy for flower. Suitable period for this – Spring. Do not conduct a procedure too often, enough once in four or five years.

Capacity for resetting should be a large diameter, but not too deep. The main condition is to comply with accuracy to not harm the root system.

Flower, which was transplanted, do not need to water three days.


The easiest way to carry out this procedure is the division of the bush into several parts in the transplantation process. Dissaged flowers should not be watering for 14 days. The temperature in the room should not be reduced below 22 ° C.


It happens that the plant re-blooms, and the buds are formed on the stem of the old bloomon. Therefore, after the plant ceases to bloom, it is better to give him some time to stand, and then when the arrow dries off, you can cut it.

If the arrow dried at all, the trimming is better not to do. If you delete it earlier than it is supposed, the culture will not be able to quickly recover, and the flowers will begin to form no earlier than six months. If there are kidneys on the flowers, then the trimming is better to postpone, because there is a possibility that the plant will still bloom.

When pruning it is important to take into account the properties of a particular variety. There are species that can be trimmed when purchased by brown stems.


“Gold Kinabalu”

This grade of gold orchids occurs infrequently and is very expensive. This variety is growing only on the slopes of the Kinabalu mountain, located on one of the peninsula in Malaysia. The flower in the plant appears upon reaching the age of fifteen years. This orchid blooms only one month (from April to May). On one plant only one blooming up to 75 centimeters appears on one plant. There are six buds on it.

Orchid is unpretentious to the conditions, can grow both in the shadow and on the illuminated place. This species strikes with its height (more than 50 centimeters). Large leaves (from 50 cm long), yellowish green. Under the sunshine, they completely change their color to yellow. Sheet width – 5 cm.

Ahead, located on top, has an ovoid shape, a pale greenish or yellowish shade with bright red veins. Nizhny Chesselistic little less. Petals have white or yellow coloring with brown stripes and darkening at the base. Edges twist, covered with vile. Pollination occurs with the help of flies.

One of the subspecies of this plant – Likasta fragrant. It is distinguished by bright yellow colors. Blossoms of this species have to wait long. Young piglery on the parent plant begins to bloom after a couple of years, and in young – after five or more. Seedlings for the first time bloom after about ten years. Flowers have a diameter of up to 17 cm, exuded a sharp pleasant fragrance. Plant grow in the tropics of Central and South America.

Golden Beauty

Orchid phalaenopsis “Golden Beauty” refers to the ancient nature of the orchid. His homeland is Australia, Asia and other places where there is a tropical climate. Even a newcomer to raise this species. He is undemanding for care, has many large flowers. On one blooming their number comes up to ten. Flowers are yellowish themselves, with a rich red shade lip. The flowers may be somewhat, they are slightly curved, because the height is sometimes reaches 85 cm.

Blooming a plant can up to two months. The leaves are quite large, solid, as if covered with a gloss. The socket is very dense. Shade dark green. Flowerines and air roots are formed from the fasteners of the leaves.

The main feature of this variety is that it was derived as a result of many crosses. Because of this, the plant is sustainable to our conditions (climatic features and temperature regime).

It is worth remembering that Golden Beauty prefers warmth and good watering.

“Golden Jaguar”

This orchid hybrid is well adapted for living in room conditions. The optimal temperature for it is 21-25 ° C, at night – 14-17 ° C. At home, it is almost impossible to provide such a difference in temperatures, but at least the difference in a pair of degrees must be observed. The big humidity “Golden Jaguar” does not require, 40-60 percent is quite enough even during the period of central heating. Lighting This type is also not required (plants can develop both in bright light and in the shade). For the flower, the presence of drafts, as well as accommodation on cold window sills.

Petals of this variety have a yellow color, it blooms every 6 months. Blossom period – 8 weeks. As a soil, a substrate is suitable as for all other species. Watering this grade loves abundant but rare. It is necessary to water when the substrate is completely dry.

Orchids are usually grown in transparent pots through which droplets on the walls are visible. If they are, then watered too early.

For watering it is better to use warm water 30-35 ° C. In winter, watered less often.

“Solid Gold”

Usually on sale it comes with two blooms that appear once every six months. Yellow flowers formed on them are pleased with their beauty for two months.

For cultivation of the culture of this variety, a capacity of 10 cm diameter is necessary. Plant prefers bright lighting. Humidity He needs an average (50-70%). The optimal temperature in the summer period is 24-29 ° C, in the winter – 19-24 ° C.

“Golden Rush”

Description of this variety suggests that it is unique and rare. The plant has pink-orange colors with streaks and red lip. Flower size in diameter – up to 10 cm. It forms two bloomrs. One happens all soaked with flowers and buds. Height – 70 cm. The second height is 45 cm. He recruits buds during the first flowering.

For growing such a flower, you need a pot of diameter 12 cm.

“Golden Apple”

This is another kind of gold orchid. The plant forms a 55 cm flower. Flower size in diameter – up to 9 cm. Flowers have a yellowish-pink coloring with a bright pink lip. Plant care is the same as for other phalaenopsis.

“Gold fish”

This is a plant with the flowers of the average size of orange-pink colors with streaks, diverging from the base. The bottom petal has the shape of the lip, it can be painted in a dark pink or orange.


Family reviews about gold orchids are mostly positive. Of course, the flowers require careful care, which takes out for a while, but their exotic beauty is worth.

The results of the right care for the Orchid Golden Beauty you can watch in the following video.

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