Daltons Orchiata 5L – 35L



Daltons Orchiata is an orchid substrate produced in New Zealand from Pinus Radiata Bark. New Zealand’s unique climate coupled with the growth characteristics of New Zealand Pinus Radiata trees creates a tough, long-lasting bark that produces superior orchid substrates.

Grade: 3-6mm
Grade: 6-9mm
Grade: 9-12mm
Grade: 12-18mm
Grade: 18-25mm

  • 100% natural aged bark.
  • Solid bark particles resistant to chipping and composting.
  • Lengthens repotting time.
  • Used by leading commercial orchid growers.


Daltons Premium Orchiata Classic (No.9) is ideal for orchids that prefer a little more water including:

  • Paphiopedium
  • Phragmipedium
  • Cymbidium
  • Miltoniopsis
  • Dendrobium


How to Use

  1. Place a thin layer of Orchiata in the bottom of the pot.
  2. Position the plant in the middle with the roots below the rim.
  3. Gently place Orchiata around the roots without leaving any space.
  4. Tap the pot lightly to settle.
  5. Water directly onto Orchiata.
  6. Use an orchid fertiliser at recommended rates.


Read more about Orchiata: www.daltons.co.nz/orchiata

This product is processed from a natural resource. If fungi from the Penicillium genus appears, it will not harm or damage plants.

Additional information

Bag Size

5L, 35L

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