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This topic contains 4 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  Karl 1 year, 11 months ago.

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  • #14012

    Anonymous

    I was wondering what kind of organic fertilizer is recommended for feeding orchids. Most books on orchid care say to use a chemical fertilizer, and only to use organics "sparingly". Does anyone have experience growing orchids organically?

    #14015

    Tiger Lily
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    My aunt grows Orchids and she at one point was also looking for more natural alternative for a fertilizer. I suggested she try Orchid-Pro Liquid Planet food. I have yet to hear about the results.

    #14034

    Doe
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    I use worm tea from my compost bin on my orchids. You can buy worm tea if you don't have a worm compost bin.

    #14038

    Karl
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    Hi BShea,
    organic orchid food derived from soybean, alfalfa, and rock phosphate:

    http://www.planetnatural.com/product/orchid-food/

    directions recommend 1 tablespoon per gallon; you will be okay with 1 tsp per gallon at every watering. (weakly weekly.)

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