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Re: orchid question

But how do you handle a wire basket indoors? Mine, given its low light requirements, and desire for high temperatures in the 70s, will spend its life indoors.
On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 06:25 AM, TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:

Cathy, I have mine growing in a wire basket lined with sphagnum moss and
filled with bark/peat/soil mix. It acts much like a Staghorn fern and will
eventually cover the wire basket totally with growth. I used to grow it in a pot
until an orchid friend told me about the basket. It's much nicer and lets the
plant show it's true beauty.....in my opinion.
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast

In a message dated 6/23/2003 11:05:46 PM Central Standard Time,
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

A few months ago I purchased a Ludisia discolor because of its (unusual
for an orchid) attractive foliage. It is a terrestrial orchid, and
today, as I was watering it, I noticed something emerging from one of
the drainage holes of its pot. Thought it was a root, until I looked
more closely - it had minute leaves at the tip! Do terrestrial orchids
spread by runners? What do I do now?? I know very little about
orchids...any experts out there, or any ideas where I could go with my
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