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Phal switched to S/H

This is a discussion on Phal switched to S/H within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Those roots look so healthy and happy! I am glad the s/h is working out....

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    Those roots look so healthy and happy! I am glad the s/h is working out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Becky15349 View Post
    I know the red dust stuff from the hydroton looks unappealing, but it won't hurt the plants at all, if that is your concern. A good flushing with regular water through the pots will get rid of it in no time at all...usually for me, its completely gone by the second watering after I've repotted.
    I did all the soaking outside, so it was killing me to see water being wasted and running all over the concrete. I've left my two S/H phals at home for 6 days, so I'll see what I come home to on Monday.

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    Just thought I'd share some photos of my S/H project. The roots has been growing crazy everywhere and I think I see a spike coming out
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    Wow, nice roots! Maybe I should send my phal over to you. I'm convinced it hates me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stacey8989 View Post
    Wow, nice roots! Maybe I should send my phal over to you. I'm convinced it hates me.
    The others that I switched are not as crazy as this one but they're all doing good so far.

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    that's great growth! i keep watching mine for roots, i now have 13 in s/h.

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    Great progress there Marissa. Well done!

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    Yep, that's definitely a spike! Nice job!! I was thinking, you could probably push that guy down a little bit into the media, just since you've got some crazy aerial roots there...but it seems happy, so maybe leave it! I'm happy to see you've had success with it

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    Thanks everyone.


    Quote Originally Posted by Becky15349 View Post
    Yep, that's definitely a spike! Nice job!! I was thinking, you could probably push that guy down a little bit into the media, just since you've got some crazy aerial roots there...but it seems happy, so maybe leave it! I'm happy to see you've had success with it
    I think they're trying to escape...

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    I came home from work and as usual I checked on my chids which I normally do everyday and found that the spike broke. This was my first earned bloom. How it happened? I don't know....
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