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Culture for angraecum sesquipedale

This is a discussion on Culture for angraecum sesquipedale within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Thats a very happy plant , makes mine look quite miserable. Y our compost is ...

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    Thats a very happy plant , makes mine look quite miserable. Y our compost is charcoal and coco-nut husk chunks ? And clearly (?) you grow hanging up, so presumably in a good light ?
    Any other tips to help me grow my plants better ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    Hi Byron ! Very healthy plant you have got there. I got an almost identical plant the last year, what I can tell you from my experience is that A. sesquipedale LOVES light and warmth. From the time it has come to India from Bremen (last December) it has produced 5 gigantic leaves. I give it full sun like Vandas, lots of water and fertilizer every other watering. It is growing in a medium that is 1:1 hard wood charcoal (1 -2 inch pieces) and coconut husk chips of roughly the same size. I will add a few pics later.
    Here are the tips Geoff that I posted for Byron before. Hope this helps.

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    Thanks Amey for the info and pics, I just repotted mine in a wooden hanging basket because the roots were drying too much in the little pot it came in with, i've been watering everyday and it seems to be doing fine except one of the older leaves is turninng yellow. I also have my angreacum longiscott in a hanging basket and it gets watered everyday and it seem to be doing great, a couple of days ago i noticed that it has a few new roots coming out. I will try to post some pictures

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    your plant seems really healthy by the way

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