Re: Soil for Cyp. lichiangense


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Abgeschickt von Sven de Groot am 16 Mai, 2009 um 20:48:54

Antwort auf: Soil for Cyp. lichiangense von Peter Schulze am 16 Mai, 2009 um 14:48:47:

Hello Peter,

I grow the lichiangense in the "Uta von Rad"-way in a pot sunken into the ground. In this pot I've put different layers:

- drainage (hydro pebbles) on the bottom;

- then a 10 cm layer of my normal Cyp substrate, that contains 90% inorganics (pond substrate (=pumice?), seramis, quartz sand and hydro pebbles) and 10% organics (bark and firrmould);

- then a 10 cm layer that contains only inorganics. This is the layer in which the rhizome is growing;

- and finally on top a thin layer of quartz sand and a small amount of bark.

In winter I keep the plant dry(ish).

But:
I also have a fagesii that I bought from Judith Prins. She grows all her Cyps (including fargesii) in her garden in the Netherlands without rain protection (!) in equal parts sand, perlite and unfertilised potting soil.

Greetings,
Sven





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