How do you plant an orchid in a wooden basket?
- Wash out the basket, making sure it is absolutely clean with no soap residue.
- Soak the plant with water while it is still in its current container; let it drain thoroughly.
- Shake the plant gently out of the old potting material, leaving the root ball as clean as possible.
What is the best container for orchids?
Woven plastic or fiber pots most closely resemble how many orchids grow in nature. These basketlike containers loosely hold orchid roots and potting media, allowing air and water to easily pass through. Mesh pots are best in humid environments to ensure plants do not dry out too quickly.
How do you repot an orchid in a wooden basket?
- Remove the old media completely. 0:16.
- Trim the old bad roots +remove the cataphyll. 0:48.
- Remove one or two backbulb (optional) 1:33.
- Add a thin layer of coarse horticulture charcoal.
- Place the orchid on one side and add the orchid mix (#4)
- Add a thin layer of Sphagnum moss on the top.
- Add a wire hanger (optional)