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First time spag and bag

This is a discussion on First time spag and bag within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Hello. I have a very green phalenopsis with no roots! It is starting to show ...

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    Hello. I have a very green phalenopsis with no roots! It is starting to show what seems to be the beggining of a new root growth, but it is the size of a pin head. One leaf has a brown, dry spots about the size of a quarter. Another leaf has a brown tip. I did the spag and bag thing, but I have some questions. Does the bag have to be sealed or should I leave some opening? Do I just "rinse and shake" the moss or do I have to put it in the bag soaking wet? Thanks for your help on this.

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    Only the root base of the orchid plant should touch the sphag moss. The moss should be rinsed and left only damp. The bag should be opened and left in a lower light area. Did you use rooting hormone on the phal root area? You should if you did not. Good luck


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