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Jar substrate HELP!
    #457398 - 11/13/01 10:10 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

well first time trying to grow azurescens, well i read you were suppose to use a hardwood mixture and brown rice, i couldn't find any hardwood sawdust around, but did find cedar sawdust, would this be ok. I would appreciate some input. thanks


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Re: Jar substrate HELP! [Re: Mattycelium]
    #457407 - 11/13/01 10:18 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

just get Alder chips at a home depot type place


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Re: Jar substrate HELP! [Re: MeltingPenguin]
    #457412 - 11/13/01 10:21 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

so cedar is a bad idea?


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Re: Jar substrate HELP! [Re: Mattycelium]
    #457724 - 11/14/01 04:41 AM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Cedar and other soft woods (soft woods are any wood from an evergreen type tree) have too many resins that can inhibit growth. PF style jars with grain and verm but no wood work nicely or jars of whole grain can be used if you are confident about not having any contams. The colonized grain can be used to spawn wood. I find that old wood, the kind you would use to start a fire, works best even if it is a soft wood.


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Re: Jar substrate HELP! [Re: sylo]
    #458401 - 11/14/01 07:26 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

well guess i should give up on those jars, thanks for the help guys


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