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Old 09-25-2021, 08:32 PM
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I think it will be fine... Stenoglottis is pretty much terrestrial, so it does not need the drying-out that epiphytic orchids do. If it gets cooler, that's fine too. (Mine gets winter temperatures routinely down to 40 deg F/4 deg C, occasionally even a bit lower for a few hours.) My winter high temps are typically around 68-72 deg F (20-22 deg C) on a "warm" day, often somewhat cooler (but most of the time at least above 60 deg. F/15 deg C)
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I think it will be fine... Stenoglottis is pretty much terrestrial, so it does not need the drying-out that epiphytic orchids do. If it gets cooler, that's fine too. (Mine gets winter temperatures routinely down to 40 deg F/4 deg C, occasionally even a bit lower for a few hours.) My winter high temps are typically around 68-72 deg F (20-22 deg C) on a "warm" day, often somewhat cooler (but most of the time at least above 60 deg. F/15 deg C)
Would a mix with more added bark, perlite and pumice be better suited? As it is now the media is quite wet for 2-3 days atleast, before it becomes more of a damp consistency, albeit there's some small air pockets distributed evenly in the pot (thanks to the pumice, perlite and bark) I don't want the tuber to rot. But also it would be nice to water it more seldom and having the option to forget about it for a while and not needing to check on it every other day. It's growing indoor, so the relative humidity is low but not terrible.

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Maybe in the future you can play with the mix. Don't disturb it now, wait for leaves to drop, do any potting as new growth emerges in few months.
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