Orchiata Bark 18-25 mm (Orchids, Aroids, Bromeliads)

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Size: 5L
Sale price$16.00 Regular price$18.00

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Orchiata is the number 1 Orchid Bark used all over the world, the potting mix is Manufactured in New Zealand using premium-grade Pinus Radiata bark.

The Bark is aged, not composted, which means it will not further compost and break down, meaning it will last for several years. With five separate grades, it will be easy to choose your ideal mix to suit whatever you are growing, from Tissue culture, Phalaenopsis to large Cymbidiums.

18-25mm; used for mature orchids & orchids that need high drainage.

  • Orchid-friendly substrate known for superior quality.
  • During ageing, beneficial micro-organisms thrive; pathogens eliminated.
  • Outer bark holds water and nutrients; inner bark remains stable.
  • Uniform chip size ensures consistent hydration and longevity.
  • Promises unmatched performance for optimal orchid growth.
Saves Time & Money
  • Ready to use straight from the bag; no initial flushing needed.
  • pH balanced and doesn’t break down in the pot.
  • Beneficial micro-organisms resist pathogens for healthier roots.
  • Reduces repotting frequency and accelerates growth.
  • Offers potential labour cost savings and increased plant value.
  • Produced from sustainable and renewable resources.
  • Bark sourced from managed forests in New Zealand, ensuring sustainability.
  • 100% natural, organic and renewable New Zealand resource
  • Aged bark holds water and nutrients on outer surface
  • Ideal wet/dry cycle for orchids
  • Promotes healthy plant growth
  • Very hard physical structure - will not compost
  • Ideal for both hobbyist and commercial growers
  • Use straight from the bag
  • pH 5.5 – 6.5
  • EC <0.3 mS/cm
  • Moisture <15%
  • Nitrogen fixed for stable EC
  • Uniform chip size in bag
  • Versatile, ideal growing media for a variety of orchid species


Often you will see a fine whitish grey layer of fungi on Orchiata when you open the bag. These are most likely Penicillium or Paecilomyces. These are not detrimental to your plants; they are often beneficial as they help to prevent the colonisation of pathogenic fungi.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Mad Mc0
Look no further!!

Wish I had found this shop earlier!! (Found through Sydney Plant Guy on You Tube!!)
Has everything you need to make your own AROID MIX and so much more!! Amazing service, highest quality, great prices and delivery!!
You will never shop anywhere else!! 🪴🙋🏻‍♀️🪴

Marzena Kowalczyk

Fantastic team fantastic shop to shop at.
Vet friendly and happy to help.
Def ill be shopping more often

Jenny Mahoney
Excellent service and price

Our order arrived quickly, and the product, Orchiata orchid bark, was excellent quality. We have, in fact, just made another order. The price was was excellent, as it was MUCH dearer through Amazon!

Glenn P

As always, very high quality products and super fast dispatch and delivery.

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