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Old 01-13-2020, 12:48 PM
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this new growth is headed right for the little wire guide i made to hold the old bulb in place...should i guide the new growth outside of the wire so it can full develop or under the wire and it will figure it out..my guy says to guide it OUT of the wire but i am new to this family
I think guide it out, or move the guide. Where it's heading, it will be crimped and possibly not survive.
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yeah, that's what i was thinking....i had this wire holding it because i wanted the new growth to go up...as you can see, the plant like to go at 90 degree turns..the bulb you see prominently is last years and then sideways in the rock is two years ago LOL
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You can never predict where a new growth will pop up... so it's just necessary to go with the flow, move things that get in the way. (I have that with Stanhopeas... the spikes grow down, the pseudobulbs tend to get jammed against basket sides, I just nip the baskets to set things free. Baskets are cheap.)
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