Orchiata bark for Gritty Mix?

brownmolaJanuary 22, 2014

Has anyone used this? It is more expensive than the Rexius fir bark but since I am not potting a lot of trees, I would consider paying the extra cost for it if it is a better bark product for my fruit trees in the Gritty Mix.


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Oxboy555(Las Vegas)

Yup, it's awesome. Less waste (read: big chunks) than with the Rexius. No sifting for 5-1-1.

I order from this vendor. Fred is good.

Here is a link that might be useful: Sunset Valley

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 4:58PM
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Thanks! Is there a lot of waste with the Rexius fine fir bark?

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 9:25PM
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Oxboy, do you use the Fine size (3/8"-1/2") or the Seedling size (1/4" - 3/8")?

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 10:46PM
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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Seedling size is what you'd want.


    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 10:59PM
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Hi there! Sunset Valley does not sell Orchiata. They sell raw bark under a different name. Orchiata is an aged bark. Check out acadianwholesale.com website. Great information on Orchiata. Ochiata right now is the talk of the town. A really fabulous product.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2014 at 12:36PM
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