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Spike or not? (pics)

This is a discussion on Spike or not? (pics) within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Should I "DO" something to help them "root?" Right now they're growing sideways ON TOP ...

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    Should I "DO" something to help them "root?"

    Right now they're growing sideways ON TOP of healthy leaves.

    Would appreciate your advice.

    Thank you.

    Romulus

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    Nope! Just let them grow. Those are aerial roots that pull moisture from the humid air around them.

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