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This is a discussion on Seedling within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I received a seedling along with a plant from *her* (the lady who sold me ...

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    I received a seedling along with a plant from *her* (the lady who sold me a sickly). Both look good so far. But I have zero experience with seedlings. It is a tolumina. What should I do with it? I bought a 2" (maybe a 1.5) and potted it with sphag moss. Now what?

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    All I know is that it has to be warmer than the other plants, kept constantly moist, not saturated and in darker conditions.

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    All I know is that it has to be warmer than the other plants, kept constantly moist, not saturated and in darker conditions
    That's pretty much it! Water it in the morning so the crown gets a chance to dry off by nightfall, and moist not saturated is the key. Pretty_bug, I think you know more about growing orchids than you're letting on....

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    Thanks Jen, I just don't want to kill my baby oncidium. You do know a bit about these little guys. Thanks for the tips.

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    I have nothing else better to do than to research. Info is the key my main squeeze . Besides I was looking at flasks and thinking that they were too much work for me to do when I have school and finals and a life to attend to. The seedlings were nice, but they also required too much for me same for the compot thingie, though the prices are pretty decent. I looked on EBAY and they actually have real nurseries that send those out. Don't know how much profit they make, but I'm assuming they wouldn't do it if they didn't make money. So I was looking at conditions if I could actually handle them. But they just won't work for me, but GL though.

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    I'm sure I'll kill it lol. Maybe I'll give it to my Mom. Then she can take blame for killing it.

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    You *did* say you wanted to get her a plant....

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