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GYPSUM: As Top Dressing

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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It can be beneficial for cymbidiums where the water supply has too much sodium; it adds calcium. OD76-122
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GYPSUM: Supply of Calcium It is not highly alkaline, is available as a powder which should be useful in a tight potting mix but will wash out of a loose or open mix; pellets of it can be made by mixing Plaster of Paris with water, spread out as a thin paste to dry and then broken into flakes for adding to the mix. OIE85Jy-13 0

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