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Re-potting a Phalaenopsis Keiki

This is a discussion on Re-potting a Phalaenopsis Keiki within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Hi all, I have a couple of keiki's on my Phal which I need to ...

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    Cool Re-potting a Phalaenopsis Keiki

    Hi all,

    I have a couple of keiki's on my Phal which I need to remove from the mother and pot up. I've just watched the YouTube video posted by this site "Remove a Dendrobium Keiki and Pot it up - Step by Step Instructions ". Is this the same method to use for my Phal keiki's?

    Thanks so much
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    Pretty much....although phals use a mix with a little more water retaining materials. I take my bag of potting stuff (kept in a plastic bin)...shake it so large pieces stay up top, the stuff at the bottom I use for phals. Dens like their potting materials a little larger and dryer. Also, phal keikeis that grow from a spent flower spike...you can leave some of the old spike attached as it makes it easier to pot them up.

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    Good advice from Connie.

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    I have more success using spagnum moss with phal keiki as it is more gentle on the tiny roots, also easier to do. Not packed tight though.

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