Greenhouse Chat April 2015

Greenhouse Chat April 2015

Orchid related questions, answered by AOS experts.

Note the specific times below if you wish to to watch or listen to those topics.

00:03    Repotting
01:55    Why repot
04:07    Recognizing deterioration of potting medium
08:49    Timing is the most crucial part of good repotting
10:36    What if the plant needs repotting and the timing is bad, “dropping on”
12:40    Potting media
22:00    Use of coconut husk chops in potting mix
24:23    Rockwool
25:41    Tree Fern
27:19    Peat Moss, chunky peat
28:10    Stones, expanded shale
28:35    Perlite
29:32    Charcoal
30:34    Styrofoam Peanuts
31:32    Which potting mix to choose
43:48    Repotting tips
48:06    Potting bench tools
51:37    Potting process, check the roots, analyze the potting medium
58:01    Choosing the right pot, pot sizes
58:30    Positioning the plant
1:00:41    What is a good medium, and port size for Cymbidium,
1:02:23    Mulch as media
1:03:07    Cattleya roots wrapped around top of pot, roots rotted
103:56     Mounting orchids
1:13:56    Should mounted roots be cushioned with moss, , should Spanish moss be used to shade  roots or is it used for aesthetics
1:15:06    Guidelines on mounting a plant on bark vs. potting, size, species
1:16:48    References
1:17:48    Orchiata

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