ferti-lome Orchid Bark

Nes999

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Does anyone have experience with this brand? This was the only brand I could find locally without pearlite. However its not labeled with the size.

For reference its 5 dollars for 2.7 pounds (4 dry qt)

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Does anyone have experience with this brand? This was the only brand I could find locally without pearlite. However its not labeled with the size.

For reference its 5 dollars for 2.7 pounds (4 dry qt)
You can get the Repti-Bark from a pet store cheaper than that, and the pet store stuff is good and clean. The 24 quart bag of Reptile-Bark is $18.09 at Petco or PetSmart.
 

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The Ferti-Lome Orchid bark “mix” has a lot of other things in there..more than just the chunks of fir bark.

➡. Ferti-Lome Orchid Mix is a blend of sphagnum peat chunks, red fir bark, hardwood charcoal, and volcanic lava rock combined to create an environment that will prevent the roots from being kept too wet while providing humidity.
 

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That's not orchid bark, it's orchid planting mix. Not what you want
 

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That makes a lot of sense now, Ill have to return it and go with Reptibark. Sadly, That was the all we had at our local nurseries.
 

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I went looking for it and this is all I've been able to find at local nurseries, too. :( I grabbed 2 today and was coming to ask about it. Same bag was $10 here.
 
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