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What Media is best for Phal orchids!

This is a discussion on What Media is best for Phal orchids! within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I am growing my Phalaenopsis in bark, charcoal and perlite mix,in plastic pots. Would it ...

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    Default What Media is best for Phal orchids!

    I am growing my Phalaenopsis in bark, charcoal and perlite mix,in plastic pots.
    Would it be better to add Spagh to this mix or leave it as is.
    Thanks in advance..
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    You're already using a very good mix. I personally would add any sphagnum to that.

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    I concur with Yew, great Denny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    You're already using a very good mix. I personally would add any sphagnum to that.
    Sorry - a correction here. The last line should read " I personally would NOT add any sphagnum to that."

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    Thanks for the reply Zain..
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    Thanks for your input.
    I always notice that when a Phal plant is purchased,it is always in Spagh. I don't like spagh because it stays damp too long.
    I guess I will continue to use the bark mixture...
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    Your mix sounds good to me. If it's working for you don't change anything.

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