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Growing in Baskets outside

This is a discussion on Growing in Baskets outside within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; For those of you that grow in baskets outside, how often do you water? I ...

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    Default Growing in Baskets outside

    For those of you that grow in baskets outside, how often do you water? I am mostly growing Catts, Encyclias and Oncidiums in baskets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller View Post
    For those of you that grow in baskets outside, how often do you water? I am mostly growing Catts, Encyclias and Oncidiums in baskets.

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    Miller
    I generally water my cattleyas and encyclias in wood baskets, really well, twice a week if they're well established with some good roots. Once on the weekend and once on Wednesday. I also fertilize on the weekend. I find oncidiums in baskets like to be watered more often. I water them every other day during the growing season. When oncidiums get large, with lots of roots, they can go on the twice a week schedule. Newly transplanted orchids that don't have many roots need to be watered every other day also until they grow some roots out.

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    Thanks Jeff!

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