Besgrow Orchiata is a standalone orchid growing substrate that can be used directly from the bag.

Produced from 100% pure New Zealand Pinus radiata bark, Orchiata orchid bark is a unique, stable substrate for potting and re-potting orchids. Orchiata is a sustainable orchid growing substrate produced from the finest quality, 100% pure New Zealand Pinus radiata bark. Pinus radiata is sourced from renewable, man made forests ensuring availability into the future.

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Premium New Zealand orchid bark - Orchiata 40L bag

Orchiata 40L bag

Premium New Zealand orchid bark - Orchiata 5L bag

Orchiata 5L bag

Orchiata Production

New Zealand Pinus radiata is a hard and stable bark compared to other pine species; however, it needs to be processed from its raw state. Our unique natural process creates a high quality, stable, long lasting, toxin free, consistent growing substrate available in different sizes for your specific growing needs. Our process allows Orchiata to hold water and nutrients on the outside layer of each chip, as well as creating a slightly rough surface for roots to anchor to. Pathogens do not survive this process, however beneficial micro-organisms remain.


Substrate Quality

The natural beneficial properties of New Zealand Pinus radiata are enhanced by our exceptional production processes. Specialised, purpose built machinery as well as manual labour is used to create Orchiata. At Pacific Bark the machinery and production systems are top quality allowing us to control the bark manufacturing process to tight specifications.
Our specialised production techniques are unique to our company.

The history, experience and technical information collected by Pacific Wide Group over 20plus years has allowed us to refine our process.

We have quality control procedures in place at all stages of processing to ensure Orchiata meets our quality standards. Throughout production great care is taken to ensure only the highest quality Orchiata leaves our factory.

New Zealand Pinus Radiata Orchid Bark - Orchiata
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Orchid Bark - Orchiata

Orchiata Grades / Sizes

Orchid Bark - Orchiata Precision Grade


3-6mm, our smallest chip size used mainly for young orchids or orchids seedlings (from flask). AFP 43-50%, WHC 52%

Orchid Bark - Orchiata Classic Grade


6-9mm, suits young orchids, a good size for second potting. AFP 47-52%, WHC 55%

Orchid Bark - Orchiata Power Grade


9-12mm, suits young and mature orchids, a good size for second potting. AFP 49-53%, WHC 56.8%

Orchid Bark - Orchiata Power Plus Grade


12-18mm, suits mature orchids and orchids that require more AFP. AFP 50-54%, WHC 56.8%

Orchid Bark - Orchiata Super Grade


18-25mm, our largest chip size, used for mature orchids and orchids that require a high AFP. AFP 51-55%, WHC 56.8%.

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