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Phrag "wet feet"

This is a discussion on Phrag "wet feet" within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi, When phrags require "wet feet", can anyone tell me if the the water they ...

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    Cool Phrag "wet feet"

    Hi,

    When phrags require "wet feet", can anyone tell me if the the water they stand in should be pure , or with fertilizer?



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    tap or rain water will do the job

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    Thumbs up phrag "wet feet"

    Thank you Murray.




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    I use rain or Ro. and Fert. once a week there is a very small amount of Osmocote granuals added to the pot ... But I do not grow mine in standing water they are in the greenhouse watering daily is not a problem , If cool and gloomy I don't water them at all . As long as they don't dry out . Gin

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    phrags as a rule aren't heavy feeders. water or dilute fertilizer would work. if salts build up, you will see the leaf tips start to turn brown. (will also happen if they dry out too much, since that will increase the "relative" salt concentration).

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    Default Phrag "wet feet"

    Thank you all for sharing.



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