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Bulbophyllum Roots

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum Roots within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I know Phal roots from keikis have to be about 2" ~ 3" and at ...

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    I know Phal roots from keikis have to be about 2" ~ 3" and at least 3 to remove it from the parent plant. But what about Bulbophyllum? I have a B. Frank Smith that is going to town with new growth and I have 3 or 4 groups of pseudo bulbs with roots as pictured. I think they are a bit short to remove them now. What is your opinion?




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    It is perfect time to cut and pot it up IMO.
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    I would agree-short enough not to break as easily and actively growing.

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    Thanks....now I have more work!!!! Not sure where I'll put them after I do surgery tomorrow!!!!!

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    Pot those guys up!!
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    I will be glad to help you out and add them to my collection!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerdoc5968 View Post
    Thanks....now I have more work!!!! Not sure where I'll put them after I do surgery tomorrow!!!!!
    The post office has some nice boxes for you to put them in; i'd be so happy to help you relieve that overcrowding...lol.

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    I'm sure there are seveal of you that would like to help... and I'd love to contribute and don't mean to be selfish but my plan is to maybe be able to trade for another Bulbophyllum... maybe?????

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