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    Cyp. Acuale media ammender

    I actually just saw it, I'll probably order some for my cyps
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    Suggested watering freq. And media for potting

    How will I know if I should increase or decrease watering for it. I found fine grain pure fir bark and have perlite
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    Suggested watering freq. And media for potting

    What media would you use for Paph. Mint Chocolate (malipoense x goderfroya). And how often should I water it?
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    New to Paphs!

    I just ordered my first paph (Paph. Mint Chocolate - Malipoense x Goderfroya) and it's small, to make a good display of it, how should I pot it. And what media should I use? And possibly how often do you water these? Sorry, I have experience with cypripedium, and wanted to dabble in paths cuz I...
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    Cyp. Acuale media ammender

    What is your mixture? I'd like to make a bed for them
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    Cyp. Acuale media ammender

    Hey guys! I'm growing my cyps in inorganic media, I haven't tried Cyp. Acuale in this mix yet, but it is my hope to do so. But I know they like acidic soil. Should I mend the soil with something to increase the acidity or just let it remain neutral. If I am to ammend the soil, what should I...
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    Transplanted Cypripedium Acaule Update!

    Yeah, I notice too when they ship them in a blooming state as well, their buds will dry. I have 10 Pink Lady Slippers now, I also just got in a Parviflorum var Pubescens - that is blooming but it came from Washington, so it's losing its blooms. I was actually going to see what suggestions...
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    Transplanted Cypripedium Acaule Update!

    Hey guys! I started trying to grow slipper orchids last year, starting with C. Acaule, C. Formosanum, and C. Parviflorum. Surprisingly, the only ones that are happily growing are my Cypripedium Acuale! I've watched them everyday for the last 3 months, I have 10 which I ordered, I live in the...
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    help with Cyp. Foremosanum

    if the root progression persists, an article from BotanyBoy suggests rehabbing the plant in a cold frame. using an inorganic material such as perlite, sand, small grain pumus. sterilizing some root sheers, and removing the decaying matter from the plant, then soaking in a fungicide for 10 mins...
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    help with Cyp. Foremosanum

    I received a Cyp Formosanum from Plant Delights 9 days ago. I set up the bed a week prior using natural leaf compost and fine river gravel all of which are about 0.5" in width and that is my medium. to maintain the pH, we have fresh from weeping pines, coarse mulch, and pine needles. it seems I...
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