Potting Cymbidium Orchids: Clay or Plastic?

Question of the Week:

“Hi Ryan,

Which type of pot is best for Cymbidiums? Plastic or Clay?

Someone told me they should be crowded and another person said they need space.

Which is correct?”

Val Lorenz



Ryan’s Recommendation:

Hi Val,

Your question is important, as the type and size of pot is key to an orchid’s ability to thrive. These are questions that many orchid growers struggle with when trying to determine which pot to use for which orchid, so you’re not alone! Of course, each variety of orchid has its own specific needs, and Cymbidiums are no exception. So let’s learn a bit about pot types and which is best for your CymsGreen Thumb Club Members Only
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