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Dendrobium Question

This is a discussion on Dendrobium Question within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I got this Den at a BB store several months ago for a steal so ...

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    Bikerdoc5968 is offline Senior Member
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    Default Dendrobium Question

    I got this Den at a BB store several months ago for a steal so I bought 2 of them. One is in spike and I've posted before. The other grew out this funny looking leave and I thought it was a "terminal" leave and that was that for plant #2.....didn't feel too bad since I had the other healthy plant. Now I see what I believe is a spike...... So what gives?????

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    Looks like it is going to bloom for you! That is the magic of these plants. They always keep us guessing.


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    What is a terminal leaf? If it's bad I'm really glad I've never gotten one!

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    the terminal leaf looks like it couldn't uncurl do to a defect and the spike arose from the terminal end of the cane and through the leaf.

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    Bikerdoc, those are pretty flowers, and I'm happy for your surprise. Looks like it was a very good buy.

    Connie, the terminal leaf is the vertical leaf at the top of a cane that has finished growing.

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