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Fast Orchid Medium
Product ID: F522


Description: Contains the macro- and micronutrients and supplements required for the symbiotic culture of orchids. Contains agar and sucrose.

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 27.84
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU F522
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Tariff Code 3822.00.5090
Risk Info (R) 8-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 17-26-36
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A127 Aluminum Chloride, Heptahydrate 0.03
A300 Ammonium Nitrate 167
B210 Boric Acid 1.0
C180 Calcium Nitrate 40.1
C375 Cupric Sulfate, Pentahydrate 0.03
F383 Ferric Chloride 1.0
E676 Ferric Sodium EDTA 17
M150 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 19.8
M250 Manganese Sulfate 0.8
N478 Nickel Chloride Hexahydrate 0.03
P704 Potassium Chloride 167
P840 Potassium Iodide 0.01
P705 Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic 83
Z101 Zinc Sulfate, Heptahydrate 1.0
A111 Agar 7000
B140 D-Biotin 0.01
F563 D-Fructose 5000
N765 Nicotinic Acid 0.1
P775 Peptone from Meat 1670
S391 D-Sucrose 11,670
Y892 Yeast Extract 2000

F522 Fast Terrestrial Orchid Medium

Form: Powder
Appearance: Cream to Tan powder
Application: Orchid Culture
Solubility: Partially Soluble in Water
Typical Working Concentration: 27.84 g/L
Storage Temp: 2-6°C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: Preparation of concentrated solutions is not recommended as insoluble precipitates may form.
Other Notes: Contains the macro- and micronutrients, vitamins, sucrose, fructose, agar and supplements required to culture terrestrial orchids. Adjust pH to 5.2 – 6.0. Plant Tissue Culture Tested
Formula (mg/L)
Aluminum Chloride, Hexahydrate  0.03
Ammonium Nitrate 167
Boric Acid 1
Calcium Nitrate 40.1
Cupric Sulfate, Pentahydrate 0.03
 FeNa-EDTA 17
Ferric Chloride, Hexahydrate 1
 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 19.8
Manganese Sulfate, Monohydrate 0.8
 Nickel Chloride, Hexahydrate  0.03
 Potassium Chloride 167
 Potassium Iodide  0.01
Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic  83
 Zinc Sulfate, Heptahydrate  1
 Agar  7000
 d-Biotin 0.01
Fructose 5000
Nicotinic Acid 0.1
Peptone, from Meat 1670
Sucrose 11670
Yeast Extract  2000

Application Notes
Plant species: Cypripedium, Calypso, and other temperate terrestrial orchid species.

Fast, 1974. Die Orchidee. 25: 125-129. Cited in Rasmussen, H. 1995. Terrestrial Orchids from Seed to Mycotrophic Plant. Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge.