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Orchid What Not To Do List....feel free to add :)

This is a discussion on Orchid What Not To Do List....feel free to add :) within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Originally Posted by Kmac WN2D # 7...do not let your newly repotted (or any other) ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmac View Post
    WN2D # 7...do not let your newly repotted (or any other) orchid tump over headfirst. Sometimes, orchids can be top heavy & prone to this, esp. if potted in plastic pots. And, as the media dries out, the bottom has even less weight. Many of my orchids in plastic pots are then set inside a clay pot, just for the added weight.
    Boy - Been there, done that! And I have a feeling that though I've done it before, I'll do it again!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    WN2D # 8...when selling off over half of your collection, check for pests otherwise people will become wary of you.....
    AND, the very important corollary...WN2D #9...do not bring a new orchid into your collection without inspecting it carefully for pests or diseases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmac View Post
    AND, the very important corollary...WN2D #9...do not bring a new orchid into your collection without inspecting it carefully for pests or diseases.

    Exactly!

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