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Gombrassiltonia Hilo Ablaze potting

This is a discussion on Gombrassiltonia Hilo Ablaze potting within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I live in a humid climate and would like to know what are the best ...

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    Default Gombrassiltonia Hilo Ablaze potting

    I live in a humid climate and would like to know what are the best ways to pot or mount it. Can anyone give me suggestions? Thanks

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    I never had any luck keeping this species when I mounted them, for me they do much better in a pot of a good media.

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    By media do you mean small fir bark aerated with something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moniluhum View Post
    By media do you mean small fir bark aerated with something?
    I make my own mix of media. Usually with medium fir bark, charcoal, sponge rock, clay pellets and stalite. With our humidity I stay away from the small fir bark it breaks down too quickly.

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    Monica, I think "Power" or "Power +" Orchiata would be great for your environment.

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    Thanks Ray and Jack for your help. Too you think this plant would work under lights? Or just a shaded area outside? Sorry for all the questions I am just trying to save this gorgeous one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moniluhum View Post
    Thanks Ray and Jack for your help. Too you think this plant would work under lights? Or just a shaded area outside? Sorry for all the questions I am just trying to save this gorgeous one.
    When it comes to indoor lighting you need to get that information from someone who has kept their orchids indoors, I have always grown my orchids outdoors 24/7

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