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BASKETS: For Vandaceous Plants Because these plants set back if moved from their pots, a basket is preferred so that the plant and basket can be soaked in water so the roots can be coiled around the basket before it is placed in a larger basket, so charcoal or other material can be added to fill the spaces. A85-816 0
BASKETS, WIRE: For Various Plants An open.-mesh basket filled with fir bark is the nearest thing to growing orchids on trees. A77-731 0
BASKETS, WOOD: Chemical Treatment Against Rot Experiment included pine, cypress, fir hardwoods; completed baskets were soaked for a few minutes then dried for several weeks and thoroughly washed; copper napthenate colors dark wood a muddy chocolate, white wood a bright green, both "resistant"; Celcure produces ultimately a silvery gray-green shade and wood becomes hard and quite resistant; no toxicity. A70-998+ 0

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