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Better-Gro 8 Qt. Special Orchid Mix
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Better-Gro

8 Qt. Special Orchid Mix

  • Organic; contains fir bark, hardwood charcoal and coarse perlite
  • Endorsed by the American Orchid Society
  • Simple orchid care and repotting instructions on back of bag
$597 /each

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This 8 Qt. re-sealable bag of Better-Gro Special Orchid Mix is a rich, organic mixture of western fir bark, hardwood charcoal, and sponge rock to ensure healthy and long-lasting plants. It provides your orchids with the drainage, air flow, and root ventilation they find and thrive on in nature. Multi-purpose mixture for re-potting all epiphytic orchids.

  • Provides your orchids with the drainage, air flow, and root ventilation they need
  • Contains a rich mixture of western fir bark, hardwood charcoal and sponge rock to ensure healthy and long-lasting plants
  • Organic ingredients help orchids grow naturally
  • 8 Qt. re-sealable bag for convenience
  • After re-potting your orchid, use Better-Gro orchid plus fertilizer and Better-Gro orchid bloom booster fertilizer to promote healthy growth and abundant blooms
  • Includes convenient re-sealable bag

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should I soak the medium before putting the new orchid into it?

I have my orchids in pots that have holes in their sides. Should I soak the pot for a half and hour or so as a watering technique? What is the best way to water?
Asked by: flowergirl
Yes, soak the mix prior to using.Allow the repotted orchid to set a week or so before watering again.I actually wait to see actual signs of root growth before watering.
Answered by: Rich
Date published: 2016-12-08

any good for Bromeliads?

Hi I'm growing pineapple plants there a part of the Bromeliad family and need good Fast-draining soil so i wanted to know if this stuff would be good to use?
Asked by: evildeadguy8
I have had success using a mix of potting soil with cypress mulch for my bromeliads.I would not use orchid mix for growing bromeliads for a number of reasons: It's too expensive too coarse a mixture Not water retentive enough
Answered by: Rich
Date published: 2016-12-08
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8 Qt. Special Orchid Mix is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 81.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good! One of my orchids grew a new stem in a matter of days and it had been dormant f... So far, so good! One of my orchids grew a new stem in a matter of days and it had been dormant for quite sometime before repotting into this mix. The other one still has no stem and the third one had flowers and is thriving with blooms on it so far. I am also just starting to use the two orchid fertilizers they recommend - Better Bloom and Orchid Plus - so we'll see what happens when adding this to the mix.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from From what I read on orchid based websites, this formula is just what the orchids need. I was tr... From what I read on orchid based websites, this formula is just what the orchids need. I was transplanting a small orchid that I brought back from Hawaii and the chunks in the potting mix were a bit large for a 2.5 inch pot, but I made it work. I have a ton left over. Guess I'll have to buy more orchids.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from An ideal orchid bark mix would consist soley of relatively... An ideal orchid bark mix would consist soley of relatively uniformly sized bark pieces. This product had some wood mixed in and the sizes were quite variable including some long and thin wood pieces. Thus I had to sort out the pieces I didnot want in my pots. Tried other brands and similar issues
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Chunks were a bit larger than I expected, I was hoping for a happy medium. I can't tell if they... Chunks were a bit larger than I expected, I was hoping for a happy medium. I can't tell if they are the recommended fir bark, or just chunks of wood. So I blended it with a finer orchid mix, and repotted a couple of orchids in new pots. But happily I did not detect any bugs in this mix.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The mix is just like the picture on the package, large and medium chunks. The product that is sol... The mix is just like the picture on the package, large and medium chunks. The product that is sold at our local Home Depot is a bag of dust with bark mixed in. I'm happy to pay shipping for a better product. You should sell this at more stores.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Orchid Mix was varied & clean ..... The Orchid I purchased at the same time is thriving ....... The Orchid Mix was varied & clean ..... The Orchid I purchased at the same time is thriving .... no blooms yet, but; am expecting to see them during the next bloom season. There was ample Mix to fill a large pot with a little left over.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best product for my orchids, they grow better and... The best product for my orchids, they grow better and strong and bring me a lot of flowers. I recomend it!
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I don't see the effect yet,but, i am optimistic that it will help my orchids grow and bear flowers. I don't see the effect yet,but, i am optimistic that it will help my orchids grow and bear flowers.
Date published: 2017-03-14
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