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Epipactis gigantea


By Andrewr

Epipactis gigantea (Epipactis gigantea)

I planted this orchid earlier this spring and it has rewarded me with flowers in its first year. For a humus rich soil in part shade

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I have aquired some 'roots' of this orchid Andrew, could you please tell me what to do with them now?....:>)

28 Nov, 2009


This is not something I have grown so I'm reading from a book to answer your query. It should be planted in leafy, part-shaded, damp conditions; it will tolearte drier soils but often goes dormant if too dry. Plant the roots just below the soil surface. It can take a year or two to establish and start flowering. Good luck

28 Nov, 2009


I know im a 'bit' late Andrew, but than you for you're help....

17 Dec, 2010

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