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Old 11-11-2013, 09:15 PM
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Anybody out there growing on of these? I got this from carter and homes and it seem like it decided to stop growing and maybe its resting. How do grow yours?
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:48 AM
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Grown like typical cattleya. Watch, and go with the flow. If it seems to be in a holding pattern, water sparingly, and watch for new roots at the base of the new growth. New roots splurge (not random, but obviously a growth spurt is taking place) usually means it is getting ready to bloom, or grow a new sprout from the base.

I'd let dry quite a bit, water accordingly, and wait.

With the sophronitis in the background, they can take a bit of coolness, and that will help to develop size and color.

Enjoy
Hope I helped.

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may all your orchids bloom like crazy

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