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yellow mokara in water culture

This is a discussion on yellow mokara in water culture within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; this is how i encouraged a boring rootless mokara to grow healthy roots before now...

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    Default yellow mokara in water culture

    this is how i encouraged a boring rootless mokara to grow healthy roots
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    Did you use just plain water?

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    Interesting. I've tried some vandaceous in s/h, and they were not very happy about it. Keep a close eye on the root, and be ready to move it out of the liquid if you detect signs of stress.

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    i used purified water. im on a close watch and i like what im seeing everyday. will update in coming months

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    No vodka added? Hehehe

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    hahaha it tasted apple. drunkard orchid lol

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    its a boy

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