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    Um, which are the best kind of containers to use for phaleonopsis orchids?
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    I use glazed orchid pots with the holes in the sides. For phalaenopsis orchids I use a mix of 75% LFS, and 25% orchid bark.


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    What are glazed orchid pots? I didnt know you could use spaghnum!
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    Here's some pictures on this site. That's along the line I have my orchids in.
    http://www.beautifulorchids.com/orch...ots/japan.html


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    One caution about LFS. You need to make sure the moss dries out or at least doesn't stay soggy or you will get root rot. I have quite a few phals that I got from an officemate who buys them from a vendor who packs them tightly in moss...she overwaters them and they stay soggy and next thing I know I'm receiving a dehydrated phal with rotted roots.

    So if you use a lot of moss, just make sure it drains well and dries out some before watering. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    Not really much use to me, elgecko. I live on another continent to you!
    Thanks for the tip, PlantAkiss! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    Um, are there any other containers that I could use? [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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