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Dend keiki as requested!

This is a discussion on Dend keiki as requested! within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Well I posted a few weeks back saying I wished my dend would grow a ...

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    Default Dend keiki as requested!

    Well I posted a few weeks back saying I wished my dend would grow a keiki...ask and you shall receive Any idea when roots will start to form?
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    Danny, I hate to disappoint you... kill your excitment... etc etc, but this looks like a flower spike to me... (I might be wrong, but I doubt it).

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    I had wondered lol. But it is growing so slowly, has a bulge at the bottom, and doesn't look like the last spike did. And it looks identical, if slightly larger, to a growth at the base that is starting as a new cane. But time will tell

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    I have one of mine spiking now and I can go and take a picture to show you. Looks just like yours. The first time when one of mine had spike like this one I thought is a keiki too, but I got two spikes growing from the same growth. Then another one had the same growth and formed two spikes also (both in bloom now). Now I have another one and I am hoping for two spikes too!

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    Lol two spikes would be a bonus!!!

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    Hey Danny:

    Tomorrow I send you a pic of the keikis on my Den.

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    It looks like a spike to me too. Keikis don't often come off the top of a stalk.

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