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Unread 08-17-2011, 04:15 AM
plantluvver plantluvver is offline
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Default Orchid blooming season?

Is the blooming season for any given orchid plant predictable? I would hate to find all my orchids blooming in the same month, for instance.

Where can I find this information?
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Unread 08-17-2011, 04:20 AM
fishmommy fishmommy is offline
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some bloom on a schedule, and others are 'free flowering' and will bloom throughout the year
there is a schedule floating around here somewhere - I just can't find it
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Unread 08-17-2011, 06:43 AM
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This is a great thread to read though. Was this the one you're speaking off?

Everblooming Orchids! Yeah!!

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Unread 08-17-2011, 07:30 AM
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each orchid blooms in its own season....the best way to have them all year round is to buy something blooming at the needed time and so advance your collection.....yeah!!
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Unread 08-17-2011, 08:56 AM
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growers will sometimes force plants to bloom out of season in order to sell them, so buying a plant in bloom does not guarantee that it will normally bloom that time of year.
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Unread 08-17-2011, 09:01 AM
Paul Mc Paul Mc is offline
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As others have stated, some have set patterns or seasons when they bloom while others bloom freely throughout the year.

If you are in question about your specific orchid(s) and it/they are species or you know what species they were bred from, then I would suggest you go to the Baker's website OrchidCulture.com and pull the data sheets for each one to see what their tables say. They have a wealth of information on each plant in terms of light needed, growth, conditions to grow in, environment of it's native habitat, etc...
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