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Old 04-10-2019, 12:39 AM
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Unlike many orchidists, I am not blessed with a perfect memory for the exact cultural needs of each of my plants.

I am looking for some kind of system that will help me group my plants according to the major cultural needs. Anyone have a SIMPLE (!) system for this? I was thinking of maybe making colored tags of some kind, though that could be become unwieldy.

Here's the variables:


Bright Light
Medium Light

Dry Rest
Consistent Moisture throughout year


All of my plants are drier in winter since the days are short, but some get water every 10-14 days while some (Cymbidiums for instance) currently get water once/month.

Anything people have done to categorize their plants across multiple conditions like this, please share what works for you! Thanks
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You could easily make a code out of your three criteria and put it on a label: C/B/R = cool, bright, rest
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