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Orchid Pots....

This is a discussion on Orchid Pots.... within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; So here's my question.... I have a little paph in a regular little black pot ...

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    Default Orchid Pots....

    So here's my question....

    I have a little paph in a regular little black pot with slits at the bottom for drainage. Now the only orchid I've had before has been a phal and that was in a clay pot with no drainage or anything. The paph seems to dry out real fast compared to my other one, and I was wondering whether or not it would be better to transplant the paph to a clay pot without drainage. (Plus it'd look nicer!) Right now I just have a little tupperware container underneath it to try and hold some agua in. I just have the medium that the orchid came in ---, so I assume it's the right medium for my paph....
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    hi,
    a picture would help.
    it needs the drainage, maybe you can add some more potting media or moss to it, other than that you are doing the right thing i would say.

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    I was going to say the same as Ron. What happened to your phal?

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    I'll try and upload a picture of it here soon. And my Phal is... hopefully still alive. I watered it right before I left my dorm for winter break and I accidentally forgot it there. :-( So I'm just praying that it's alive when I return....

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