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    I just recieved a vanilla orchid cutting and need to know what to do with it.
    what kind of soil do I use?
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    i use a mix of LFS and orchid bark roughly 50/50 with a handfull or two of potting soil, seems to work fine.
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    Should that mix be in a human skull or is a clay pot OK?
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    works well in either [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_n_32.gif[/img] and for your information Darla would shoot me if i had a human skull in the house. i actually have yet to inform her of the coyote skull and my plans for it [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/confused.gif[/img]
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    I am using straight pine bark mulch for mine and it is doing very well in it
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    i put my cuttings on my standard nep mix, 1/1/1 orchid mix(charcoal, ceramic, bark)/perlite/LFS. with a top-layer of live sphagnum.

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