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I need to repot three Areca Vestiaria seedling soon, and was wondering if anyone had any tips on a good soil mix for these?

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palmad Merc

I have over 80 seedlings I am growing from seed.

50/50 perlite, coco coir. 

Im thinking the same thing in around 6 months to a year. 

Im thinking  a blend of 25%composted pine bark , 25%pumice,25% coco coir, and those expanded clay balls or scoria.25% 

Dunno still deliberating. 

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bgl

I have germinated lots of these over the years and they are very forgiving. Just make sure the medium is well draining and they will be HAPPY! :)

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maxum2610

Strange, I replied to this post but it's not here! In any case, thanks for the replies. Like the idea of a mix with scoria, pine bark, coir, etc. I've had quite a few of these damp of this winter in all manner of soil. Very finicky these guys in my experience, in my climate in any case. Fingers crossed.

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palmad Merc

I think it's best to keep them a little drier in cooler weather.

That's what I've been told

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