- Nov 15, 2017
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Hi there. I won an EBay auction for a “medium-sized seedling” of Phrag. kovachii. Below is what arrived. I know EBay is always taking a chance and I took it. I reached out to the seller and received no response but below are photos of what arrived. The plant is tiny; I deflasked seedlings earlier this year that were bigger than this. I also don’t understand the potting, nor the medium(ia) that accompanied the shipment. Can someone tell me what the black stuff is and how to use it? I think the white stuff is crushed oyster shell but what am I supposed to do? I use crushed oyster shell that’s a powder. What’s the material outlining the pot and what do I do with that? Should I repot? Hopeful for this little being but...I wasn’t expecting such an unfamiliar bunch of stuff. I grow Phrag. besseae, couple plants, and a couple hybrids, and Phrag. longifolium. They do ok so far. The species plants are seedlings but were substantially larger than this kovachii. I use RO water and MSU fertilizer from First Rays and I also have his KelpMax. Explanation and advice appreciated. Thank you.