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Square or Round?

This is a discussion on Square or Round? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I am just curious as to what type of pot shape you prefer and why? ...

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    Default Square or Round?

    I am just curious as to what type of pot shape you prefer and why?

    I like both, but prefer round for the simple reason that I can find decorative pots much easier that square decoratives.

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    I use square & round pots.I prefer square pots as they seem more stable.

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    I like both. But I do find round pots easier to fit into those fancy decorative pots! For some reason, there seem to be a lot more round pots out there in the stores...

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    i like square ones cuz you can fit more plants into the growing area.

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    Squares for all the Onc. Intergenerics, Mtssa, Dens, Brassia, mini Catts
    Deep Square for the Phrags
    Rounds for all the Phals, Paph, large Catts

    And kewpie is correct, when space is an issue, squares for everyone.

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    I have a mixture as I have managed to get quit a number of 2nd hand pots without having to pay,so I dont look a gift horse in the mouth.

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