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Irrigation of orchids mounted on trees

This is a discussion on Irrigation of orchids mounted on trees within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hello everyone. I'm in South Florida where we have heat and wind, so orchids need ...

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    Cool Irrigation of orchids mounted on trees

    Hello everyone. I'm in South Florida where we have heat and wind, so orchids need a lot of water. Does anyone have experience on irrigation system for orchids mounted on trees ? Should I put drip or misters ? What would be the best filtration way to deal with the plugging of the heads. Any advises would be greatly appreciated.

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    Lawn sprinkler. Soak 'em at every watering, which might be a couple times a day.

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    I use mist heads on my irrigation. So far in the two years I have had my system in I have not had any issues with plugging of the heads, we get very little debris coming thru city water lines to plug them, if you are using well water that might be different.

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    Thank you very much Jack, for your input. I'm not very far from you, Ft Lauderdale and I use city water also.

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