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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; Okay, This Ascocenda has been growing in this vase for a little over a year ...

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    Default Vanda in Vase in Bloom: Princess Mikasa

    Okay,

    This Ascocenda has been growing in this vase for a little over a year now and I've gotten good results from this cultural method. Especially nice if you do not enjoy watering your indoor vandas every day!
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    Very beautiful ! Good growing ! ..... Gin

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    How often do you water it and for how long? No fungus? Thought roots needed air movement...
    vey very nice. what light conditions?
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    I water it every third day in summer and every sixth day in Winter. It is grown inside in a Northwest windowsill supplemented with flor. lights. The roots dry out too quickly in the house so the vase provides a "mini-terrarium" to keep the roots much more humid than the surrounding atmosphere. No fungus at all. (I also feed it every couple of weeks with fert. at half strength)

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    How often do you water it and for how long? No fungus? Thought roots needed air movement...
    vey very nice. what light conditions?
    stefano

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    great growing.... the vase provides the humidity needed by the roots a great solution for those having difficulties with Vandas

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    That's a pretty neat idea, the plant sure seems to like it. I love the color of the blossoms.

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    Wonderful!!

    Cheers,
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    hi clint, its been awhile...

    well done, and nicely bloomed!

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    Very interesting and the plant looks very healthy, great flowers too.

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    Stunning! That is a great solution... almost makes me brave enough to try one. Now, if I could only find the space!

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