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.
9-12mm; suits young & mature orchids; a good size for second potting
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
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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I highly recommend this for use as a larger aroid mix base . I am about to order #9 to pot up my other smaller ferns, orchids etc.
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My repotted orchids are absolutely loving the Orchiata bark!!
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Absolutely prefect size
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