Considering switching some paphs to semi hydro questions

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I’ve been reading a lot about semi hydro read info on Ray’s site and checked out his presentation to the A O S and I think I would like to try switching a couple of my plants over. My main question is what do I do with the roots that are currently in a bark medium? Do I just remove all the media and rinse them off ? Any tips in general are appreciated.
Thank Judith
 

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Ray hopefully will weigh in. I’d remove any old media and remove any dead roots. Also I would do the transplanting before the new growth as the new roots will adjust to the new media.
 

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Judith, in my experience, paphs are remarkably flexible about the changeover.

Unpot, remove as much of the organic substrate materials as possible without damaging the roots, and pot it up using pre-cleaned and soaked LECA. Put enough LECA in the pot to start so the the root system is above the reservoir.
 

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