POTTING ON: Never Stop it

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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The potting mix is never removed from the roots by Bianchi a leading cymbidium grower, who starts with a single bulb in a five-inch pot in a bark and peat mixture and continues on up to a ten-inch pot or tub or laundry basket slip-potting-on for up to ten years in the same mix, OA81-153
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