Who uses both MSU and the OL Jungle ferts?

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Kat

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What in your honest opinion is the difference?
Results from either?
Better roots from one? Better foliage (sp?) from one?
Edges?
Pro's and cons?

:rollhappy: Lots o' questions!
 

Rick

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I don't think you can effectively answer this question unless you find someone who has conducted side by side studies in their own greenhouses with large groups of related plants.

But I grow about 60 species of paphs and phrags. I've only been growing since 2001 but I still have many of my original plants. Although I will tell you that I use the MSU fertilizer, I think that humidity/temperature and airflow are more important than my choice of fertilizer.

In my opinion I would rank fertilizer choice below maintaining proper light levels, watering strategy, and potting mix selection (in that order).
 
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Kat

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That's pretty much what I need.

Sure all elements have to be correct but I'm on ferts. now.
 
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goldenrose

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Jacks formulated his current fertilizer after being introduced to MSU's. Just so you know.
Thanks Dot! That's an interesting tidbit to know!
I've heard people swear by both products. I personally rotate brands, there's variety in nature so why not.
 

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I've used both. I believe [you can ask the manufacturer here] that the OL formula contains the micro-nutrients found in the MSU formula. I switched from MSU because the plants from OL are undeniably well grown and I believe the fertilizer is a factor.
 

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