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Dendrobium pentapterum

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    Default Dendrobium pentapterum

    Flower is about 1" tall. It is an intermediate-cool grower.
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    Last edited by Tom-19951; August 6th, 2010 at 04:43 PM.

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    Very pretty. I like the flower shape. That lip adds a nice touch of color.

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    Hi Tom

    spectacularly

    I love this species. Can you say to me a little to your cultural guidance? Mine is a seedling and I hope my conditiones are right , so I can see it soon in bloom .

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    I grow it cooler(73F is maximum temperature in the summer), low light(1300-1500FC), good air movement, mounted on stick or cork, daily watering year round.

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    Thank you Tom ,for information .

    I think mine was to warm this summer . It was highest 84 F . I will bring it in the cellar ,there its cooler .

    And the nighttemperatures ? or need it an Diurnel Range or winterrest ?

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    Night time temperature should be at least in the 60s, mid to upper 50s is better.
    No winter rest.
    Daily temperature drop is not critical.

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    I will give my best one to have wonderful blooms like yours

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    Very cool bloom!

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    Neat flower, Tom! I like how the lip's color stands out against the rest of the flower.

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    You have one of the most diverse and exotic orchid collections I've ever seen or heard of!
    Do you grow them all more or less together in a greenhouse?

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