Re: Osmunda Fiber

Barry Meyers-Rice (
Tue, 1 Feb 94 12:34:01 MST

>Osmunda fiber extracted with RT distilled water will push the pH of the
>water down to around 4.5-5.0. So its definitly acidic. The buffering

That is good news. An orchid friend has reinforced some fears of mine,
however, that the stuff may release more nutrients to my plants than
I'd like. Well, I have the Osmunda sitting in a few inches of water, with
Pings stuck bare root on it right now, so the experiment proceeds.

It's been two days, and they aren't dead yet!