Slatted Orchid Baskets are specifically designed for growing a wide range of orchids. Slatted baskets provide orchids with the drainage and air flow required for optimum growth as well a mimicking the natural growing environment which is essential for many orchids.
Generally Orchid baskets are available as wire hanging baskets, PVC hanging baskets and the timber hanging baskets which are very popular with collectors and hobbyists alike. It is the slatted timber baskets, available in rectangular as well as octagonal shapes that seem to be the best, if not always the cheapest option.
Most orchids do not like to be over potted, sold in a number of sizes it is essential to choose the right sizes basket for your particular orchid.
Most epiphytic orchids, orchids that in nature would normally grow in trees are well suited to growing in slatted baskets.
Vandaceous orchids are one of the species that benefit from being planted in a slatted orchid basket. Many growers choose slatted teak baskets, they are efficient, long lasting and rot resistant and provide the drainage and air flow to promote growth.
Slatted Orchid Baskets are popular with orchid growers as they provide the drainage and air flow required for optimum growth. slatted baskets are available in a range of materials including teak, plastic and clay. Plastic or PVC slotted orchid baskets are a cheaper alternative and will do the job, without looking as good. Slotted clay pots or baskets are also available from some suppliers.
Retail and Mail Order Orchid Nurseries can supply a wide range of slatted orchid baskets for all orchids including: Dendrobium Orchids, Dockrillia, Dendrobium tetragonum, Sarcochilus, Phalaenopsis.