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View Poll Results: if you had a choice between losing your hair or your orchids, which one would it be

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  • lose my hair keep my orchids?

    21 22.83%
  • lose my orchids keep my hair?

    28 30.43%
  • get a wig?

    11 11.96%
  • or mount an orchid to my head so it looks like i have hair?

    32 34.78%
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This is a discussion on Orchid Trivia within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; and what is another edible orchid other than Vanilla?...

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    and what is another edible orchid other than Vanilla?

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    Great Que'
    However Since I am unable to actually see anything more than a Reflection or Photo of my hair it is rather a moot querey IMHO. On the oppisite corner, if I can enjoy an independent thing of beauty & majesty what do I need hair for when I could have an Orchid to behold instead?
    Am I confused? Did I over, under or perhaps Miss State ( & I do not mean Miss'. State of Starkeville, MS. DUH?.. . Being alumnus of a much better SEC University and all . . . . . . Ahem! NAH!! GO GATORS. . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    How could those sick people sleep at night knowing that if they had a choice, they would keep their hair, not their babies? oh well all to their own i guess.
    heres some trivia...
    How many orchid species aprox. are there in New Zealand (i thought it only to be a few)?
    There are amazingly over 150 species orchids native/endemic to the New Zealand mainland. 90% of NZ population im sure thinks there is only 5 or 6 naitive species, let alone know we have any at all!

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    My head itches ! got to quit spraying that plant so much

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    Red face one more option...

    GURL, GET YO SELF AND ORCHID WEAVE!!! max.ten. should do the trick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    and what is another edible orchid other than Vanilla?
    Dendrobium stems? (Shi Hu)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suncoast View Post
    Dendrobium stems? (Shi Hu)
    Yea, i think it is only a certain group though, D. nobile i know is edible. Another edible orchid is Gastrodia species, all 3 of the species available in NZ are edible, and they are just like a nutty flavoured potato!

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    losing my hair vs my orchids... i refuse to vote on this as i dont wish to welcome the prospect of either ever happening!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smurphr View Post
    losing my hair vs my orchids... i refuse to vote on this as i dont wish to welcome the prospect of either ever happening!!
    Wht do you think of Yunnan ham. I understand the best ham comes from Yunnan and they used to feed their pigs Paph armeniacum. Could that explain the extra flavour?

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    i've read that encyclia cochleata bulbs are edible, but not tasty (famine food). i've also read that oncidium cebolleta can be used as a narcotic or psychedelic drug, but i cannot find info on how to use it. talk about an orchid buzz!

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