Learn how to promote growing your orchids from the mother plant and multiply to get the exact replica of your favorite Orchid! Below is a video we made on How to Grow Orchids from Stem Cuttings.
How to Grow Orchids from Stem Cuttings.
Step by Step
Step 1: Gather your orchid stem cuttings, making sure there are nodes on them.
Step 2: Place your orchid stem cuttings in sphagnum moss that is wet and wrap them tightly around the orchid cutting. Secure the moss around the orchid stems with rubber bands or plant wire.
Step 3: Place your wrapped orchid cuttings into a grow vase/jar (2 liter bottle) and cover with plastic wrap. Make sure to make perforations in the plastic. This will help to create a greenhouse effect.
Step 4: Place your grow jar in a warm area (22 degrees Celcius) or (77 degrees Fahrenheit) with sunlight or under grow lights. Place a heat mat if the temperatures fall below the recommended levels.
Step 5: Make sure the moss never dries out and check on your orchid nodes in about 3 weeks, you should see changes and growth on the orchid stems. Keep them covered for up to 2 months. As the roots grow out continue to monitor for moisture.
Step 6: once the roots have grown 2 to 3 inches long it is time to cut the new keiki orchid off the mother stem. Placing it into a permanent place to grow. Orchid flowers may take a year before they start flowering for dendrobium phalaenopsis
*Pro Tip – You can pick up keiki cloning paste to help assist in producing new keikis