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#86655 February 2nd, 2007 at 08:50 PM
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I just read for like the tenth time Bill's fact sheet on callas and I catch the line 'soil should be kept relatively moist' the pot where I potted up my callas don't have dranaige holes on the bottom of them and I've had bad experiences with overwatering and dampning off/root rot. How moist exactly should I be keeping my callas?

#86656 February 2nd, 2007 at 09:03 PM
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Moist, but not sopping wet. Since the pot doesn't have drainage holes, you will probably need to water less often because the excess water has nowhere to go. I would also water sparingly, just enough to moisten the soil.

#86657 February 4th, 2007 at 01:33 PM
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kennyso,
If possible, drill holes in the bottom of your pot to provide drainage. If that's not possible, putting in a good layer of rocks (1 to 2 inches, depending on how big your pot is) helps keep excess moisture away from your roots. Then, as alankhart says, I would still water sparingly.


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