ROOTLESS PLANTS: How to Treat Them

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Place them on a bed of living moss and lightly cover their bases with the moss, then spray them lightly with water and keep the temperature in the 70's F. (21 to 26 dC), keep the air in constant motion, until the roots show again on each plant, then treat each as required. OR82-11; the standard thing to do, of course, is to place the plant in a plastic bag with a bit of wet moss, inflate it to add carbon dioxide, tie the opening and place the package under the bench and repeat until the roots show in a month or so. A85-966.
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