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This is a discussion on air roots... within the Oncidium/ Intergeneric Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Glad to see you back around here, Tim! I would repot, but not divide your ...

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    Glad to see you back around here, Tim! I would repot, but not divide your onc. Do as Piper suggests, pot the oldest P-bulb down into the medium with the new growth toward the center of the pot. You will probably need a larger pot. Once the orchid is twice as large, then divide as Ron-NY suggest and you will have two mature plants.

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    Thanks for the suggestions! I have it propped up with sticks now (really not a lot different than the pictures show) and I will pot it with some of the old bulbs in the medium, to stabilize it as much as anything.

    Thanks again for the info!

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    Will the oncid. arial roots live if they're submerged in medium since they've already adapted to growing in the air?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joan View Post
    Will the oncid. arial roots live if they're submerged in medium since they've already adapted to growing in the air?
    Sure. They will still need air, but they should be fine.

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