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Potting media question

This is a discussion on Potting media question within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I hope I'm posting this in the right area - I purchased this Ren. Kalsom ...

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Size:  159.1 KBI hope I'm posting this in the right area - I purchased this Ren. Kalsom Philippinensis last week and am not sure about the way it is potted. I truly do not want to question it because I have purchased numerous orchids over the past five years from this vendor and they have always been great orchids that have grown and bloomed nicely for me. My question is should it be potted in all this moss? All of my other vandas, aerides, pretty much are in no media. Will this moss hold too much water and possibly rot the roots? I've never purchased on orchid from them potted this way. Thanks for your input.

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    Sheryl, I would not want any sphagnum moss in any of my vanda's, bare root for me. Besides you would have to replace that every year as sphagnum breaks down here in Florida.

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