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Styrofoam Comments
STYROFOAM (CHIPS): As Potting Medium Sometimes called "peanuts" they can be used for potting a variety of plants;a complete fertilizer must be used, as for hydroponics. A85-966 ; 1335 0
STYROFOAM (CHIPS): Chips as Potting Mix Polystyrene foam, inert, does not take up water, is light, white, durable and does not rot, is not susceptible to fungus, can be used alone or as in hydroponic culture. A86-500 0
STYROFOAM (CHIPS): Chips,in Peanut Type A packing material easily obtained is useful as a three inch drainage layer in cymbidium potting. A82-372 0
STYROFOAM (CHIPS): Pellets, Etc. as Potting Mix Ingredient A small amount in a terrestrial mix prolongs the life of the medium OA82-7; all kinds of waste packing materials can be chopped up for use in various mixes; mix them with bark especially for use in large containers, as for cymbidiums. OA86-203; OIE87Jan-5; 6 0
STYROFOAM HEAT SAW: For Cutting Styrofoam Shapes For diagram and instructions refer to A67-193+ 0
STYROFOAM: In Potting Mix Can be made part of a mix or used as drainage layer in the bottom of the pot; if taken from a secondary source, such as packaging protection, make sure no toxic fire retardant has been applied. Van.0.S. Bull.Dec.87 0
STYROFOAM: Various Uses As "peanuts" for pot drainage or as an addition to some mixes, such as with shredded tree-fern (for Pescatorea, Huntleya, Cochleanthes) and as slabs for Australian dendrobiums; waste styrofoam packings can be chopped up for use. OIE87Jan-5; OIE87Mar-4 0

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