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Rooth growth in S/H

This is a discussion on Rooth growth in S/H within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; After just three weeks in S/H this guy already has eight new roots! A regular ...

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    Default Rooth growth in S/H

    After just three weeks in S/H this guy already has eight new roots! A regular Phal from a Home Store, I removed all existing roots and repotted in S/H.

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    Good progress, congratulations. But it is not really nice to disturb the new roots by unpotting the orchid. The tips are very tender and the slightest abrasion will cause them to die back.

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    Yes, normally I would have left him alone but three of my orchids got knocked over this weekend then I spilled the whole table over and he fell right out of his pot. I took it as an opportunity to post a progress picture.

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    Great growing. I've been contemplating bolting a table a few of my plants are on to the floor because of my hyper son. The knockin over thing gets tired fast dunn it?

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    Congratulations!

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    Congrats! It's reassuring to know Phals can survive with all their roots taken off

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    It’s really looking great. The roots which grow in a dry mix, like bark, can’t adapt that well to wet S/H. So it’s important to repot the orchid plant into S/H, when there is a brand new root growing.

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