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Old 07-28-2007, 04:03 PM
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Anne - I would just soak the media you have already potted up with the roots, pot and all for 30-60 minutes each time you water until the media seems to be retaining moisture. It is not uncommon for the uppermost bark to look dry fairly quickly - hence the need to either use the skewer method to know what it is like underneath or learn to test the amount of water retention by the weight of the pot and plant - which is pretty much what many of us eventually get to. At some point you may (?) want to consider some alternative media for your phal(s) that does a better job of retaining moisture - many of us on the forum have found a more closed mix to be beneficial. Good luck - mike
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