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When growing Orchids in water….

Zone 97023 | Anonymous added on October 7, 2019 | Answered

Growing Orchids in water....one site said soak 2/3 days then dry several, soak then dry...other site said leave in water 24/7-365 days-can you explain? Can Orchids be reported if they've been growing in water?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 10, 2019

Our article says both ways work. (2 days soaking, 5 days drying or water 24/7 and changing water every 1 to 2 weeks).

You can go from hydroponic to bark mix, but success will depend on whether your orchid grows new roots for its new environment or not.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/growing-orchids-in-water.htm

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