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Bark size 4 Phals

This is a discussion on Bark size 4 Phals within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I'm ordering some new Phals, 3-4 inches pots I also need some bark to repot ...

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    Default Bark size 4 Phals

    I'm ordering some new Phals, 3-4 inches pots I also need some bark to repot them in. What's the best size bark for these size plants.

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    here in New Zealand for that size pot we would use a bark sized to grade 3
    This gives an average size if about 1/2 inch

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    A lot of garden shops in the US sell bark in 'fine' and medium grade. I have my phals in a mix of fine bark, vermiculite, charcoal. I kept them too wet when I had them in moss...

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