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    Default ROOTS!!

    I was doing some repotting today and found that I do have a couple of plants with roots.

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    The first one I potted in a 5 inch pot.

    The paph took several minutes to even get out of the pot then another 20 to get the medium out of the root ball. It went from a 4 inch pot to a deep 6 inch pot.

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    Lovely and healthy orchid roots!! WOW

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    Ok, I don't know why the other two photos are in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daethen View Post
    Ok, I don't know why the other two photos are in this thread.
    Fixed

    cheers,
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    Thanks, Bruce.

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    How nice to discover too many roots, instead of the opposite! You're doing something very right, Jonada.

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    I really wish I could take all the credit, but I have only had these about 6 months. I would say the most credit I can claim is that I didn't kill the roots off.

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    Excellent growth!

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    Very healthy roots!

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    Really nicely kept Joanda! I am still struggling with both root and shoot growth of my orchids. Its such a big gray area for me to how and what triggers growth in them. Having such a good root ball would be an achievement for me. I am assured by a fellow orchis grower to keep calm and the growing season is just beginning.

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