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Posted by BOBKAT 20 Mar 2011 - 12:25:00 PM

I have three plants and thee suitable rocks on which to attach them. Any ideas about how I should do so? I am sure they will need some kind of stable support whilst the aerial roots grow over the rock for their natural source of stability. Wondering if anyone has successfully found w2ways to do this. Thanks

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Re: EDITOR 24 Mar 2011 - 2:18:00 PM

Stability is the key while the roots attach. Whether it's a rock or a tree, it's an advantage to start with a snug fit between plant and foundation, maybe in a hollow. Some cushioning and water retention with something like spaghnum moss isn't essential but more beneficial the hotter the location will be. As it's only temporary no more than a season the method depends more on aesthetics than anything. A bit of cloth, wire, chocked with other rocks whatever's at hand that will adequately secure the plant in its place.

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