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Old 08-02-2020, 09:10 AM
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I have a question. I wasn't familiar with this plant so looked it up. It appears in the wild to grow on top of rocks or on top of the ground. Couldn't you take a big plant tray, drill some holes in the bottom of the tray, put scoria in the tray and plunk it on top? In other words, let it grow shallower? Then you could hang it? Just a question...
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I always grew it in a soil mix because it like water but thatís a dandy idea too

I can also send you a small keiki next round. Itís not on Steveís level but itíll get ya started
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I have a question. I wasn't familiar with this plant so looked it up. It appears in the wild to grow on top of rocks or on top of the ground. Couldn't you take a big plant tray, drill some holes in the bottom of the tray, put scoria in the tray and plunk it on top? In other words, let it grow shallower? Then you could hang it? Just a question...
Yep, that's one way to grow it! My understanding is this one is not picky about what it grows in!

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I always grew it in a soil mix because it like water but thatís a dandy idea too

I can also send you a small keiki next round. Itís not on Steveís level but itíll get ya started
That's how mine started! I got a single growth keiki. The original owner asked me earlier in the year, "is that one I gave you from my collection?!" I don't think he grows his as bright as mine. lol
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How fun! You know I'm game Coconut. How wet is wet? Like Phrag wet?
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Hard to compare bc it is terrestrial but in a lava rock tray Iíd treat it as semi hydro and keep it moist at all times.

Pretty cool idea. Iím excited to see it
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i'll celebrate roots today since all the flowers are getting taken from me....(bleeping lizards!!)

this phrag was in ceramic vessel and i had felt like she was cramped so i up-potted her


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