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I was gifted with this orchid, but told it probably wouldn't survive, as it had no leaves and some mechanical damage. I was looking at it yesterday and couldn't believe my eyes, two new growths!!! It looks like it may pull through after all and I'm so happy because this is an orchid that's on my list. The fact that I received it as an underdog makes me like it even more.
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Cool. Keep us posted.

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Cool. Keep us posted.

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Thank you!! I will be sure to update!
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Just give it what it wants and it should grow quickly. COngrats on saving it.
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Thank you! I've researched what it needs culturally and so far it seems to appreciate my efforts.
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Thats good!!!
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Cool! Keep us in the loop.
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Cool! Keep us in the loop.
Thank you! I'm hoping the next time I post this plant will be with flowers!
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Good luck, looks like the first attempts at something I did when first growing orchids....
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