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Remove a Dendrobium Keiki and Pot it up - step by step

This is a discussion on Remove a Dendrobium Keiki and Pot it up - step by step within the Dendrobium Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Originally Posted by Pawbla Can you help me out with a different mix? I live ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pawbla View Post
    Can you help me out with a different mix? I live in a city in which I can't get all those materials. I have a dendrobium which went under a lot of damage from rough stuff (including 6 puppies playing with it while I wasn't home) but it's very noble and it's giving me a keiki and another growth. The root system in this plant is very bad, I'm not sure if it's because the abuse it's had or because of the mix. I have a mix of lava rock, medium/large bark (which I can't cut... any ideas for that?) and charcoal. I could add perlite as I have it for other plants. What can I replace the coconut husk with? And what can I do about the bark? I don't have any tools to cut it with and they don't sell smaller pieces. Anything I could replace it with? I'd like to have everything ready before the keiki has to be separated.
    Don't worry about the bark. For the coconut husk use chopped up sphagnum moss. The coconut husk is to help retain a little water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Don't worry about the bark. For the coconut husk use chopped up sphagnum moss. The coconut husk is to help retain a little water.

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    Ah, thanks a lot

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    Ah, thanks a lot
    No worries.

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