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Phalaenopsis Orchid Media

Phalaenopsis Orchid Media

Phalaenopsis Orchids, unlike most orchids, prefer a slightly moist media at all times.Phals have no water storage facility, such as psuedobulbs. In the wild, Phals inhabit a constantly moist environment.So, In straight bark mixes, higher watering frequency is necessary to maintain constant slight moisture at their roots. Phals do not like dry roots, So their motto:"I dry, I die", so their media mixture should always contain some moisture retention capability. Drains well, while retaining adequate moisture for Phalaenopsis.Reduce watering frequency, while retaining moisture at the roots. A fertile mixture of chunk peat blended with fir bark, hardwood charcoal and coarse perlite.


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