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Old 12-14-2018, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by dorinda View Post
I,m now looking back at earlier message, about to lose a Vanda not looking to great.Looks like I might have caused plants demise.Maybe just repotted at the wrong time all other in S/H appear ok they have half a chance on living.There are just so many products and of course probably do not have right ones.
Sorry to hear about your Vanda's probable demise, though it probably has nothing to do with whatever products you did or didn't use; they are there to enhance/support good culture and not to replace it.

I don't know how readily Vandas take to S/H. They like being bareroot, so that they dry quickly between waterings, so they may be more difficult. Did you make the transition when new roots were starting?

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Old 12-14-2018, 08:25 AM
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You stated your sunroom is "cool", and you're trying to grow a hot-growing plant like a vanda (same applies to phalaenopsis) in semi-hydroponics???

In winter up north, folks often have very dry air. That leads to evaporative cooling of the LECA, making the root zone even colder than the surrounding temperature.

As if growing a vanda in colder temperatures isn't bad enough, the cold, wet roots will surely kill it.

Either turn up the heat and add humidity, or put the plants on heat mats.
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