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This is a discussion on phalenopsis gigantea within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; If I were you, I would have positioned the old pot with the seedling on ...

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    If I were you, I would have positioned the old pot with the seedling on the opposite end of the bigger pot. This is so as the seedling grows in a sideways fashion, it will take longer for it to outgrow the newer pot, and will have more opportunities to send new roots into the medium as the stem grows across. If you get what I mean...

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    Quote Originally Posted by paphioboy View Post
    If I were you, I would have positioned the old pot with the seedling on the opposite end of the bigger pot. This is so as the seedling grows in a sideways fashion, it will take longer for it to outgrow the newer pot, and will have more opportunities to send new roots into the medium as the stem grows across. If you get what I mean...
    copy that, loud and clear!! will go and get it done ASAP. it it ok for the leaf to sit on top of the media ?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by paphioboy View Post
    If I were you, I would have positioned the old pot with the seedling on the opposite end of the bigger pot. This is so as the seedling grows in a sideways fashion, it will take longer for it to outgrow the newer pot, and will have more opportunities to send new roots into the medium as the stem grows across. If you get what I mean...
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    Yup. That's what I meant. I would have positioned the seedling deeper in the pot too, but you can just leave it as it is. No need to rush out to repot it.

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    Good luck to you!

    It is a very nice idea to suspend your phal. like this. Please send us a pic in six months/one year to see its progress. She should be very beautiful.

    Don

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velamen View Post
    Good luck to you!

    It is a very nice idea to suspend your phal. like this. Please send us a pic in six months/one year to see its progress. She should be very beautiful.

    Don
    will try remembering doing that and thanks. just keeping my finger cross that i would have a showy gigantea by then

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