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Oct 7, 2011 1:25 PM CST
|I am realy interested in growing live moss. How do I go about this. Is there a book I can buy that explains this here, or anyone who grows live moss. I just bought a paph from silva orchids in the union square market. It appears to have live moss growing on it. I would scrap some moss off of it but I don't want to disturb the paph or infect it with a disease or some rogue bacteria. This is my first paph.
Oct 7, 2011 6:01 PM CST
|What kind of moss do you want to grow? I have Spanish moss hanging all over the place.|
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Oct 7, 2011 6:38 PM CST
| We have to buy it here, but it does last if you keep it out of the sun and mist it now and then. The kind Marcin is talking about, I don't want! Shady, damp places don't work well with most orchids, though I did recently buy a Gongora that has live moss in the basket...|
Marcin, I have seen instructions on the internet for growing moss by pouring milk on the wood, rock, whatever, and attaching the moss to it, but where you would get the moss , I don't know, unless you collect it form the wild.