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Lc in need of repotting

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    Default Lc in need of repotting

    This is one of my first orchids of about 2 years old. I know spring is usually the best time to repot but I was just wondering how harmful if any would it be to do now. I soaked it for a few hows and the roots are not releasing easily from the plastic pot. It is still warm and humid here in Louisiana even though the light hours are less. I will be putting it in a plastic pot with coconut husk lining. Probably a bad idea but would appreciate some comments.Name:  Lc Hausermann - 1.jpg
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    Does it have new roots starting anywhere? If not, the plant will do better if you wait. Changing the media (even into fresh media of the same type) will cause root death and it needs to have new roots coming to replace the older ones that will not be properly suited to the new media. That's quite the plant though!

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    I agree with Carolla and would only repot if there's new root growth. For me, it's always risky to repot when there are no new roots.
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