Considering switching some paphs to semi hydro questions

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Jan 13, 2022
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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
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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