Orchiata™ Monterey Pine Bark - Medium
*U.S. Quarter shown for reference.|
Note: In general, one quart of potting media fills a six inch wide pot, two four inch pots, or half of an eight inch pot with no plant in it.
rePotme is pleased to offer Orchiata™ Monterey Pine Bark in extra small, small and medium chips. This extraordinary media from New Zealand is dark and rich and comes from the bark of Pinus Radiata which does not decompose as quickly as fir bark. It retains a hard structure with excellent porosity, has a more stable PH and is an organic renewable resource. Monterey Pine Bark was discussed in the article called Growing the Best Phalaenopsis in the February 2007 edition of Orchids, the Journal of the American Orchid Society, as a favorable media for orchid cultivation noting its ability to hold moisture and nutrients at a higher PH resulting in better orchid growth. Monterey Pine Bark was also recognized in a related article printed in Greenhouse Grower magazine in August 2005. "The imported aged bark obtained from the Monterey pine, grown in New Zealand for lumber, has been used by an increasing number of orchid growers in the United States. Our preliminary research found that aged Monterey pine bark holds more moisture and nutrients and maintains a higher pH than fir bark, resulting in better plant growth. In addition, this aged pine bark does not decompose as quickly." Each piece of medium Monterey Pine Bark is roughly 1/2 inch. Also available in extra small chips, small chips and large chips.
Orchiata™ Monterey Pine Bark - Medium: one of the many quality substrates offered by rePotme for orchids, bonsai and all fine plants. We offer it as an individual potting medium, and also in our custom "make your own" Select-A-Blend mix section.
If you would like to have us make you up a custom mix we will make it, pack it and ship it right to your door. Select-A-Blend is unique because we let YOU create a custom potting mix with any combination of 12 quarts from our giant menu of potting media. Try Select-A-Blend the next time you plant or repot. This unique custom mix offering is one-of-a-kind and helps make planting and repotting simple and fun while offering you a myriad of choices of the best possible fresh mediums! Available as an individual media, in a variety of size containers, or as mix --- you decide, and rePotme will deliver it. What could be better?
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