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My semi-hydro plant

This is a discussion on My semi-hydro plant within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I read a lot of threads about semi-hydro growing and thought I would try it ...

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    Default My semi-hydro plant

    I read a lot of threads about semi-hydro growing and thought I would try it for a new challange. The only plant I had was a piece of Phrag. Calurum that I had just divided.
    This plant is in an 80mm disposable cup from the super market, the holes (3) are 25mm up from the bottom and the medium is straight Hydroton. I keep the water topped up all the time with a good flushing when I water the other plants. It just sits in the GH with everything else. It gets food with all others as well. This has been done over 12 months, I think. There was one root on the piece before potting.


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    YEA. Thanks for posting. I love growing phrags in S/H. Marilyn

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    Very healthy!

    Cheers,
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    Look at all those roots now! I have mostly catts, and all but one are in semi-hydro. Some of them are doing VERY well and producing stupendous root growth, some of them are just sitting there, sulking.

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    Wonderful job Roy. Don't you love it when your chids exceed your expectations.

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    I agree with you Cindi - some of my catts are rockin' in S&H, and others are just kinda not doing too much...oh well

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    well done.

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