Soil for orchids and other tropical plants. The soil for orchids must have a good airflow, contain nutrient salts and provide water for atleast a couple of days.
For your favourite plants we developed a soil, aiming for high quality natural environment and durability.
For easy handling, each product is packaged separately.
- orchids – Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Dendrobium, Cambria и Miltonia Cattleya, Vanda and others;
- insect – eating plants;
- tillandsia – aerial plants.
Soil for orchids content:
- Pine bark – 80%.
They hold a little water, but they let out a lot of air
- Peat moss – 12%.
Characteristics: EC 40-80 μS / cm (20 ° C), Ph (H2O) 3.5 – 4.5, humidity 35-55%, dry substance: ~ 80 g / l, absorption: 7-10 times its own dry mass.
- Coconut Chips – 8%
They are characterized by a stable structure, excellent absorption.
- Pine bark – 80%.
Ways of application:
– The lazy way (fast but uncertain in the result method) – Pine are disinfected for 2 minutes in a microwave oven. The coconut chips are washed with warm water. Then the ingredients are mixed.
– for professionals – the pine bark is boiled in water for 20 minutes, followed by oven drying of 120 g until the moisture is completely removed. The coconut chips is washed with warm water.
Then the ingredients are mixed.
In order for your orchid to develop, it needs a substrate (soil) that meets several conditions related to the nature of the plant and its growing in the natural environment.
In its natural among the orchid is an epiphyde that grows on the aisles of the trees. This naturally does not apply to all types of orchids. Do not forget that they are over 22 000. But in floriculture are predominantly species that are grown in a mixture of pine bark and other elements such as pearlite, spangoum moss and peat moss. The purpose of the combinations is the same – to create an environment that is highly airtight to deliver water to the roots for at least several days and to allow for a more acidic environment. The Universe Orchid offers its own development of a substrate for orchids, with the proposed combination of ingredients, we achieve an optimal environment. To do this, the pine bark is selected, sliced with a suitable fraction and packaged practically, prepared by us for your favorite orchids.