Repotting Orchids

Orchid Growing Basics

Repotting and Potting Mixes


Repotting Orchids

Repotting Orchids

Repotting Orchids - Basic considerations for orchid repotting, why to repot, how to select a pot, what potting medium to use and when is the best time to repot.
Orchid Roots - If there is only one thing that you need to know to successfully grow orchids, it is that orchid roots are different from the roots on your other houseplants.
The Mystery of Sphagnum Moss - Orchid growers have a love hate relationship with sphagnum moss, but the right moss has many uses!
Top Dressing Your Orchids What's New- The benefits of top dressing your pots with sphagnum moss, cypress mulch, timed release fertilizer and organic supplements.
Selecting a Pot for Your Orchid - Many questions pass through the orchid grower’s mind when selecting pots: plastic or clay pot? bulb, azalea or standard pot? clear or opaque plastic pot?
Cleaning Clay Pots - Different ways to clean, sterilize and desalt your used orchid pots, including using the dishwasher, stove and oven.
Potting in Tree Fern Baskets - Tree fern basekets are a great way to grow and display your orchids, hung either horizontally as a basket or vertically as a mount.
Repotting Bifoliate Cattleyas, Keith Davis Style - If your bifoliate cattleya simply must be repotted even though it is not throwing off new roots, try this approach.
Repotting Hoss Cattleyas - Eventually your large standard cattleya will ooutgrow its pot, then what do you do?
Rebasketing Stanhopeas - Make your own rafts from hardward cloth, your stanhopeas will love you!
Repotting Videos

Repotting Videos

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Repotting Catasetums - tbottom14
Repotting Seedling Orchids - tbottom14
Repotting Orchids

Links to AOS Articles

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Adaptive Repotting Approach - Mary Jo Gilsdorf
Media Mania - judywhite
Dividing Overgrown Orchids - Ken Slump
Mounting Orchids - Charles Marden Fitch
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