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COCONUT FIBERS: Used on Chysis

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Long lasting, quick-draining, organic fiber used in a loose, fluffy fashion, good for various genera, but a rigid support or topping with pebbles is necessary until roots take hold. A82-52
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