Treated Orchid Bark Chips – 5L

R79.00 Incl

Bark forms the basis of the ideal growing medium for Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Laelia, Cattleya and Dendrobium orchids.

The time to think about repotting your orchids is immediately after they are done blooming. First you need to do the following checks:

  1. Check whether the roots are crowding the container
  2. Are the roots growing over the edge of the container
  3. The medium has broken down and usually emits a sour odour (Pine bark usually takes around 2 – 3 years to do this depending on how it was watered and fertilized)

If you see any or all of the above happening then you can repot. The best time would be when you observe renewed root development for example from the base of new growth. If the plant still has flower buds but the plant is in poor condition then it is advisable to remove these buds before repotting as they will only serve to weaken the plant further.

Size: 5L

Pay over 3 EQUAL zero-interest instalments of R26.34 with PayJustNow.
Find out how...

PayJustNow is a simple, easy-to-use payment system.

Here’s how it works:

PayJustNow allows you to pay for your purchase over 3 equal, zero interest instalments. You’ll pay one instalment at the time of purchase, the next at the beginning of the following month and the last one a month thereafter.
#zerointerest

Step 1:

Browse your favourite online stores and proceed to check-out.

Step 2:

Choose PayJustNow as your payment method.

Step 3:

Create your account as easily as if your eyes were shut (though we’d recommend you keep them open).

Step 4:

Complete your purchase and whoop for joy!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  A valid RSA ID document

  To be over 18 years old

  An email address

  A SA Bank issued debit or credit card

Availability: 11 in stock SKU: LL2CHIPS5 Category:

Description

Our premium bark has undergone a 21 day treatment during which the pH is adjusted, fines are washed away and more, you can use it with confidence straight from the bag, just flush well initially after repotting.

Use medium pine nuggets (7-20mm) pieces for younger plants and larger pine chips (30-50mm) for the larger more mature species. Use a clear container if you would like to observe the roots as aid for you to know when to water.

You can combine bark with sphagnum moss for additional water retention or use Hyuga Pumice for good water retention but superior maintenance of the media structure. Add roughly 5% agricultural charcoal (which is NOT the same as braai charcoal which has been treated with many different chemicals).

R50!

off, especially for you❤️‍?

Sign up to receive your exclusive discount, and keep up to date on our latest products & offers!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 39 × 27 × 7 cm

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.


Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.