Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Cypripedium acaule.
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Orchids are, in general, shallow-rooting plants of well-drained low-fertility soils. Their symbiotic relationship with a fungus in the soil allows them to obtain sufficient nutrients and be able to compete successfully with other plants. They are very sensitive to the addition of fertilizers or fungicides since these can harm the symbiotic fungus and thus kill the orchid. Resents root disturbance. A very ornamental plant, it is quite difficult in cultivation and plants will often flower well in their first year then disappear. This is possibly because the plants are sold bare-rooted and do not have the necessary fungal symbiant they need in order to thrive. Only buy pot-grown plants in order to try and ensure that the symbiant is present[K].The plants are subject to damage by slugs.
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