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Old 05-30-2014, 02:14 PM
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Prosthechea Potting mix

I have three seedlings of the above and they need to be up-potted. What should I use for a mix? For most of my orchids I use med. bark, charcoal, perlite. Should I put in a little moss or small bark?
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Old 06-01-2014, 09:25 PM
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My only 'encyclia', radiata, is mounted and new so I can't really give you any great advice. Hopefully someone else can help you. Good luck!
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I use small bark & perlite, no problems at all growing the plants. Don't use deep pots, for me, the plants don't like them.
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I pot all seedlings in pure NEW sphagnum moss. Like any baby the seedlings need much more consistent water than adults. You may only eat two or at most 3 times a day, but a baby will eat 6-10 times a day. Plants are no different. I emphasis new sphgnum since it is low PH and Pythion fungus (balck rot) can not grow in new sphagnum. Old sphagnum (even only 1 year old) is bad news.
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This is extremely pleasant and OK post....You shook posting it....Thanks a ton for posting it....!!!
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