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Vanda in Vase in Bloom: Princess Mikasa

This is a discussion on Vanda in Vase in Bloom: Princess Mikasa within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I agree with you Julie, Clint the ascocenda is so healthy is they any possibility ...

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    I agree with you Julie, Clint the ascocenda is so healthy is they any possibility that it will topple down?

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    I've seemed to have knocked over just about every orchid that I grow but this one. The vase is heavy and the plant is not top heavy at all--seems to be a safe way to grow them.

    Thanks for the nice comments everyone!

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    I agree with you Julie, Clint the ascocenda is so healthy is they any possibility that it will topple down?

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    humidity or air flow, which is more important? The vandas in a pot anyway..how is this any different from having it hanging and spraying or dunking it every few days? I don't get this vase method. Guess you'd have to have really low humidity to want to try the vase method. Most Vandas need more light than sitting in your home can provide. and i like to let there roots breath.

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    Beautiful blooms and unique growing method for vandas.

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    Some UK growers have had luck with such a growing method too. Nice growing, Clint!

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    I find it very interesting to see different ways to grow these wonderful plants. I don't question why it works. I do see that the light requirements are meet with additional fluorscent lighting. The roots have a added humid environment. Your plant looks very healthy and happy. If I were a vanda fan, I would give it a try. When you water your plant, do you just tip it on its side to remove the excess water when you are done ? Take Care,Rich

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    Makes me want to find a nice windowsill and try it out on a baggie baby...I love the vanda types.

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    Quote Originally Posted by breeindy View Post
    humidity or air flow, which is more important? The vandas in a pot anyway..how is this any different from having it hanging and spraying or dunking it every few days? I don't get this vase method. Guess you'd have to have really low humidity to want to try the vase method. Most Vandas need more light than sitting in your home can provide. and i like to let there roots breath.
    Well I think this method will work as long as the roots are not sogging wet and submerged in water.

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    It looks so healthy. Would you explain exactly how you water it - start to finish?

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