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    Hello.
    Well, it's weird that my heli, formed roots from plain leaves, not growing points after I accidently broke them. Anyway, I grow heli in a pure live sphagnum moss and I want to know if it's okay, since they are not as acidic as peat moss.
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    I grow my helis in a mix of dried lfs and pumice.

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    Mine are in pure LFS unless the pot diameter is 6"+, in which case I add some orchid bark mix to prevent compaction.
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    Oh, thanks. So heli doesn't need acidic soil [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    What would you say the pH of peat moss is?
    What would you say the pH of sphagnum moss is?

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