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Old 04-05-2017, 07:07 PM
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Seedlings bought last year at our orchid show and sale.

Phrag. Carol Kanzer (schlimii x pearcei)

April 2016
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Phrag. Incan Treasure (kovachii x longifolium)

April 2016
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April 2017
(would this be considered "leggy", as in, I'm keeping the phrag. too warm at night? I just learned this term and am curious what it looks like.)

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I have moved most of mine to semi-hydro. One other thing that really matters is water quality. Rain water is awesome.
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This might be a silly question, but what exactly is semi hydro?

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Semi-hydroponics - also known as semi-hydro or just S/H - is a passive hydroponic culture technique using an inert potting medium and a constant water supply.

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You ever decide to divide that first one, you let me know Nice growing!
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I'm trying out this method on one orchid right now. I like the idea of reusing. I even bought a cheap $1.50 pot for boiling the leca in at daiso. I hope mine will be as successful as yours, paphlover
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I have been also growing in S/h for a little over a year now. I love it for most of my orchids.
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