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DENDROBIUMS: Medias

Dendrobiums Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Those from Thailand do best in a sphagnum-bark mix, or pure sphagnum because of their need for moisture; others used are a very coarse bark and polystyrene mix, or, even in a fine river grit alone. OR82-12
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