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Dammaged Growing Tip

This is a discussion on Dammaged Growing Tip within the Cattleya Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Hi All, Yesterday whils repotting one of my Catteleya, i accidently broke off the new ...

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    Hi All,

    Yesterday whils repotting one of my Catteleya, i accidently broke off the new growth. It has another one on another side of the plant, but i will be interested to know if it will regrow from the same place or have a i killed that eye? Very upset with myself.

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    That particular eye is not likely to regrow, but it may have back-up eyes and put out another from near the same area. Just have to wait and see.

    Susan

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    Thank you. It has another growth, but i would love it to grow from another eye on the same bulb. Wait and see i will let you know thanks

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    Been there...done that...you'll get a new one soon.

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    Thatnx. Love you tag line too. I think we somtimes get to carried away and forget to just love our orchids

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    Oh I hate when I do that. I was cleaning up a cymbidium on Sunday and pulled out a new growth and then turned around and did it again! argh!! haha... Good news is like Susan posted in her response - most likely it will grow a new lead very near where you damaged the other one from a 'backup' eye. I hope it does for you, Stephen!

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    Thank you. BTW my first Cym flower opened today. Lots of pics to follow shortly

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    I feel your pain. You could always go get a new one for ...emotional support?

    I did that to my first one. I had it in the window and went to water and accidentally bumped it, and snapped it. It went and shot out new growth almost right away and started to try to, "catch up," I'd say. Its sister on the other hand isn't so lucky she got rot after re-potting and hasn't made much leeway since. She was a beautiful lavender one that was in a 6" pot and now won't even fit into a two incher without staking.

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