Orchid Growing Substrate

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Now available in Canada!

Besgrow Orchiata is a standalone orchid growing substrate that can be used directly from the bag. Produced from 100% pure New Zealand Pinus radiata bark, it is a unique, stable substrate for potting and re-potting orchids.

Orchiata is a sustainable orchid growing substrate produced from the finest quality, 100% pure New Zealand Pinus radiata bark. Pinus radiata is sourced from renewable, man made forests ensuring availability into the future.

New Zealand Pinus radiata is a hard and stable bark compared to other pine species; however, it needs to be processed from its raw state. Our unique natural process creates a high quality, stable, long lasting, toxin free, consistent growing substrate available in different sizes for your specific growing needs.

Our process allows Orchiata to hold water and nutrients on the outside layer of each chip, as well as creating a slightly rough surface for roots to anchor to. Pathogens do not survive this process, however beneficial micro-organisms remain.

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precision (extra fine)

3-6mm, our smallest chip size used mainly for young orchids or orchids seedlings (from flask). AFP 43-50%, WHC 52%

classic (fine)

6-9mm, suits young orchids, a good size for second potting. AFP 47-52%, WHC 55%

power (medium)

9-12mm, suits young and mature orchids, a good size for second potting. AFP 49-53%, WHC 56.8%

power+ (large)

12-18mm, suits mature orchids and orchids that require more AFP. AFP 50-54%, WHC 56.8%

super (extra large)

18-25mm, our largest chip size, used for mature orchids and orchids that require a high AFP. AFP 51-55%, WHC 56.8%

Air Filled Porosity (AFP) – the volume proportion of air that is found in a media
Water Retention Efficiency (WRE) - is the capacity of a growing media to retain water from irrigation.

Please NOTE: Due to the organic nature of this product we cannot ship outside of Canada.