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Postby malty » Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:03 am

I have been told over the years that you should feed cymbidium orchids twice a year with a handful of dynamic lifter,but I have just bought two more and the label said to use a slow release fertilizer eg osmocote.Can someone please help. :-?
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Re: orchids

Postby Pam » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:02 am

Tasmania's temperatures are so low most of the time that slow release products wouldn't work that well.
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Re: orchids

Postby malty » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:31 am

:)
Pam wrote:Tasmania's temperatures are so low most of the time that slow release products wouldn't work that well.


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Re: orchids

Postby abwal » Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:44 pm

It would be better to use a liquid fertilizer at one quarter to one half strength.

Old adage for fertilizing orchids: 'Weakly, weekly.'
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Re: orchids

Postby malty » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:40 pm

abwal wrote:It would be better to use a liquid fertilizer at one quarter to one half strength.

Old adage for fertilizing orchids: 'Weakly, weekly.'

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