By Judy Schumer
Orchids are elegant flowers that may seem intimidating to keep as house plants. The good news is that they aren’t, and if you invest a little time in learning how to care for orchids, they’ll reward you with gorgeous blooms that grace your home with an exotic beauty for years to come.
In the wild, most orchids grow by hanging from the bark of tropical trees. When caring for orchids indoors, it’s best to mimic their native conditions as much as possible, which we’ll show you how to do in this guide. Read on to find out about orchid care must-knows like the temperature, humidity, light, water, and soil that orchids thrive in, and how and when to repot these plants.