drainage

Yaz_1989(8)January 23, 2012

Ok I just brought an orchid but the container it came in is glass and it has no drainage hole in the container. What should I do? Should I repot it or just leave it alone? Please help!

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orchidnick

Anything other than leave it, it needs drainage.

Nick

    Bookmark   January 23, 2012 at 7:09PM
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Yaz_1989(8)

Oh, ok thank you Nick, see it's my first time having an orchid and I want to take really good care of it I got books on orchids and as you know they need drainage but I was scare of killing my Orchid because they say don't repot while in broom. Anyway thank you

Yaz

    Bookmark   January 24, 2012 at 4:37AM
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orchid126(z6, NJ)

If it's a phal you can repot. Phals don't mind being repotted while in bloom.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2012 at 3:57PM
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orchidnick

It does not matter what it is, if it's in a pot with no drainage it HAS to be repotted.

Nick

    Bookmark   January 27, 2012 at 10:23AM
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Yaz_1989(8)

It is a phal and I did repot it

    Bookmark   February 2, 2012 at 8:20AM
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