Weather related closure today December 14th
We will reopen on December 15th at 11 AM.
Open Wednesday through Saturday--11 AM to 2 PM
Incredibility, since Christmas and New Year's Day are on Mondays, we will not have any holiday closures.
Check out our Gift Arrangements. For more information, see below.
Mother's Day is over. However, giving a floral arrangement for your special person never needs a special day!
Consider one of our beautiful orchid arrangements in our "Made in Santa Fe" pots. Our premium double stem Phalaenopsis will remain in flower for 3 to 4 months...a reminder of your love for your special person.
Our arrangements range from a single plant in one of our pots to bowls up to 12 inches in diameter. Visit our "Gift Arrangements" page by clicking on the button below.
Delivery in Santa Fe, Las Campanas, and Eldorado is free!
New Earth Orchids opened a subsidiary in the Bay Area. It is operated by Mitchell Schnieder, Ph. D. He has several years experience growing a variety of orchids. Mitchell will continue the breeding lines in Cattleyas that I started. He is adding Zygopetalum intergeneric and Oncidinae breeding to the New Earth Orchids portfolio.
For those of you in the Bay Area, he is the local supplier of Orchiata Bark for your growing needs.
Look forward to seeing him at shows in California or visit him at the greenhouse in Half Moon Bay. You can contact him at (216) 269-1597.
Sphagnum moss availability: We have a limited supply of 150 gm packages of Besgrow Premier moss available. We are limiting purchasing to 6 packages per customer. Available only from the Santa Fe location.
We offer a wide selection of orchids to add to your collection. Check out our species offerings and hybrid offerings. We are always searching for interesting and new items to add to our inventory.
Also, check out our Select Plant offerings. These are .divisions of some of our best cultivars from our breeding. We perform CyMV and ORSV checks on select divisions prior to shipping these to you.
We also offer divisions or tissue cultured plantlets of some hard to get or older plants.
At New Earth Orchids, we are conscious of the need to use only recyclable materials for shipping. We use shredded paper for padding and clean newsprint type paper for wrapping the plants. Our boxes are plain corrugated cardboard. Please do your part and recycle the packing material.
There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.
Are you an American Orchid Society member?
If you are an AOS member, you may use your AOS membership number to receive a 5% Discount on your order.
If you renewed for 2 years you can use one of your coupons for $30 off on an order of $100 or more. Directions for use are on the AOS website.
If you are not a member, please consider joining the American Orchid Society for the latest and best orchid information...great articles and great pictures! Click on this link www.aos:org.\
Do you need to send a friend a gift? May we suggest a gift of one or more orchids in our "Made in Santa Fe ceramic pots? You can use the "Gift Ideas" button at the bottom of this section to access our selection of gift orchids.
P.S. Delivery is free in Santa Fe, Las Campanas and Eldorado!
New Earth Orchids is New Mexico's finest orchid nursery providing plants for beginners to experienced growers. For our hobbyist friends, we have a fine selection of very desirable species and hybrids.
For those who grow in small spaces, we have a variety of miniature orchids.
We also have seedlings from Ron's breeding plus selected crosses from other breeders across the country.
We offer mother plant divisions of select plants from our unique stock of Cattleyas. These are plants that have not been cloned. These are highly desirable and will make your collection unique. Many are awarded or are of award quality. Most are also tetraploid and will be useful for breeding.
It is 2023! There are some changes with New Earth Orchids. Mitchell Schneider, who Is partnering with me, will be representing New Earth Orchids in California. He resides in the Bay Area. He will be participating in the Bay Area orchid shows and hosting open houses at his greenhouse in Half Moon Bay! You can contact him at (216) 269-1597.
For those of you do not go to the shows or do not live in Bay Area, you can visit the New Earth Orchids online store by clicking the button below.
If you live or are visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico, you are always welcome to visit Ron at our original location.
Ron, just wanted to let you know that the beautiful orchids arrived in PERFECT condition. Not a broken bud or damaged leaf. I’ll let Edgar know how beautiful they are. Best wishes to you for the holidays and the New Year.
Page, December 2019
I have purchased 16 orchids from Ron and they all are very healthy with no pests or disease. The orchids are shipped to me in a very careful manner and they arrive safely. I would highly recommend NEO to anyone!!! Oh and his selection is amazing!
June 8, 2018 Tina Seale
First purchase from Ron arrived today and I couldn't be more pleased! All very healthy, packaged and shipped without problems. Very responsive to questions as well.
August 27, 2018 Millie Yates-Saunders
We visited orchid exhibits in Kew Gardens in London last week. I didn't see anything that I couldn't see over a few visits to New Earth Orchids in Santa Fe. Ron's orchids are gorgeous! We have a couple dozen at home, now. Ron offers good, practical advice on how to care for them, and almost all of ours have re-bloomed.
Oct. 8, 2017 Lois Haggard
These were beautiful, will last a very long time and they really went the extra mile to make sure the recipient would receive them. Really a very lovely thing to give. Heather C.
How do I get my Phalaenopsis orchid to rebloom?
If the plant is good health with firm leaves, there are two reasons they are not blooming.
1.- Not enough light. If the leaves are dark green, the plants are not receiving enough light. Move the plants to a window where they will receive 2 to 3 hours of early morning or late afternoon sun on the leaves.
2. Phalaenopsis are triggered to bloom by temperature. To bloom, give them 4 weeks where the temperature at night drops to between 55 to 62 degrees F. After four weeks return them to your normal growing area.
HInt: if you don't have a cool spot to get the temperature drop in your home. Put them in the garage overnight for the 4 week period.
When do I need to repot?
For Phalaenopsis, we recommend repotting every 2 years. You need to repot to refresh the medium not to necessarily move them to a bigger pot.
I currently grow Phalaenopsis. Are there other orchids that can grow in basically the same conditions?
The simple answer is YES! Phalaenopsis are lowlight orchids. There are several other genera of orchids you can try.
Here are a few: Aerangis, Angraecum, Paphiopedilum, Habenaria, also some of the Bulbophyllums and Jewel Orchids
Note that you will need to review the basic culture requirements of each of these but they all can be grown with Phalaenopsis.
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