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Paph Gurus - HELP!

This is a discussion on Paph Gurus - HELP! within the Breeding & Hybridization forums, part of the Orchid Propagation category; a while back some bum was offering Maudiae 'The Queen' for 9.99. in 2" pots. ...

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    a while back some bum was offering Maudiae 'The Queen' for 9.99. in 2" pots. tell me if that sounds legitimate. I told him how absurd it was and he removed the clonal name from the ad. You see this ALL THE TIME in paphs, whether it's the stupid auction site vendor or terry root with his "sandies", or that taiwanese nursery that passed off all those jerry spence as sandy hybrids.

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    I think my plant is the real thing. I bought it from Norito Hasegawa, who is quite well known and is not a volume seller. I purchased a division of his FCC plant.

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    well, I'd say you can be pretty confident that he wouldn't risk his reputation to sell one plant... can't wait to see it bloom Diane.

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    yes, I would say that Norito falls into the "reputable" category.

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    If it is from Norito we definitely know it is a division, because he does not know how to clone paphiopedilum. I hope it works out for you.

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