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Help With This Ugly Cattleya orchid

This is a discussion on Help With This Ugly Cattleya orchid within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; No bark because of the size of the plant? Maybe being as big doesn't allow ...

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    No bark because of the size of the plant? Maybe being as big doesn't allow it to dry completely? I would have thought of using a bark mix, and I'm curious about why you don't recommend using bark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tradceci View Post
    No bark because of the size of the plant? Maybe being as big doesn't allow it to dry completely? I would have thought of using a bark mix, and I'm curious about why you don't recommend using bark.
    same, i use it with no ill effects?

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