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I just got my first Angrecoids from Botanica Ltd. They were both mounted on cork, and I have to say, I am sold on this as a growing method. It looks great. The plants were healthy, and well protected for shipping. I am working on a second order already.

Today I got mooreana and punctata. SOOOO cool! :)
 
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They came late tonight because the post office knew they were perishable. :)

I will take pics tomorrow when I have more light.
 

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Do they have a sphag pad under the plant? I was thinking of getting a few and was wondering how to mount them. Thanks! Or pictures will do fine thanks!
 

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TADD said:
Do they have a sphag pad under the plant? I was thinking of getting a few and was wondering how to mount them. Thanks! Or pictures will do fine thanks!
I mount them directly on cork...no moss pad
 
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Ok, here are the pics.


Aerangis mooreana


Aerangis punctata


These are not mounted on moss pads, just straight to the cork. Each mount measures less than 4" wide x 6" tall. The roots are hugging the mount so tight, I am thinking of removing the string. The punctata has a root that grew through a crack in the cork and it comes out the other side. The crack is so thin, I would not be able to slide a sheet of paper in between. You can see it in the photo above on the left hand side of the mount. Amazing!
 
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Marco, I am going to keep these mounted, because to pull these off would mean destroying the roots. They are well established. I didn't think I liked mounted plants, but my only experience with them was on grapevine twigs from Oak Hill. These are much nicer. I do have my sesquipedale growing in s/h already, but it came in a pot. We will see how it does.
 

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