Phalaenopsis Orchids – Grow Guide

How to grow Phalaenopsis (moth orchids)

Get all the essential information on how to grow Phalaenopsis (moth orchids) in this Grow Guide.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December


Plant does flower in January

Plant does flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does flower in December

Phalaenopsis is one of the most widely available species of orchids.

Also known as moth orchids, they make excellent houseplants with long-lasting, arching flower spikes. Phalaenopsis can flower up to three times a year in the right conditions. There are many different Phalaenopsis cultivars, in different sizes with colours ranging from white through to pink with striped, spotted, and mottled patterning.

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