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Renanthera growing : Pot or Hanging basket?

This is a discussion on Renanthera growing : Pot or Hanging basket? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; maybe thats why my Renanthera still not responding because of slow growing and difficult to ...

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    maybe thats why my Renanthera still not responding because of slow growing and difficult to manage, i have one which in bloom now, i bought almost a month ago in a pot filled with saw dust and i haven't seen it with new roots or new leaves other than the flower bud opens.
    Maybe i should change the medium as i think saw dust is not an advisable potting mix....

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Among the vandaceous, I have found Renantheras to be the most difficult to grow. At the moment I have Ren Singaporeans( a mini type), 2 varieties of Rnps Lena Rowold, Ren Nancy Chandler x storeii, and Rnst Bangkok Beauty ( Rnst Azimah x Ren Bangkok Flame). I have posted pictures of the latter. It is the most robust renanthera hybrid I have ever grown and very free flowering - flowering at every leaf axil but only on one side of the plant. However I have over the years, grown and killed Ren storeii, coccinea, Nancy Chandler, Hirohito and Brookie Chandler. All my Renantheras and hybrids are grown in clay or plastic pots in charcoal medium - our 'normal' growing medium here; under the same growing condition as for strap leaf vandas.

    I'm posting a picture of the last blooming of Rnst Bangkok Beauty with 3 side branches and 90 flowers. The plant is still only 18 inches tall and the 12th spike is already 3 inches long. I just hope it doesn't bloom itself to death! Sorry for the poor quality of the picture.
    yew, your'e the best!!

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    Awesome growing Yew Sung!

    cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Awesome growing Yew Sung!

    cheers,
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    The growth and blooming characteristics of this plant is awesome - not my culture, Bruce. I think I'll have to top-cut this plant before it blooms itself to death.

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    A pic I took today of my Ren. Kalsom, for Naoki.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorsetman View Post
    so I recently chopped it in half - there were plenty of long aerial roots on both parts - and it took 6 weeks for the bottom half to break out a new growth ;the top half has started some new roots and a new leaf too. I reckon I have had that plant about 3 years.
    I did the same for my Renanthera storiei which were too big. I got 2 new growths for the bottom half and the top half grows well.
    I grow it in the same conditions as for Vanda, in a clay pot with bark. It blooms with 1 or 2 spikes, 2 or 3 times a year.
    Here it is before I cut it (about 1.80m high, I bought it 60cm high 4 years ago) :


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    I salute anyone who can grow a storiei this well. Congrats

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy View Post
    A pic I took today of my Ren. Kalsom, for Naoki.

    Very nice, Roy. I ended up taking it out of the pot and hanging right next to my Vandas. Will see how it will survive.
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    got to try this also....

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    Hello everyone! Ive been looking for tips on how to care for renanthera as I have been unsuccessful with my previous renanthera purchases. I purchased recently and it came in plastic pot with some kind of soil-like medium. Because of my frequent habit of watering my vandaceous types, I decided to remove the ren from the pot and mount it instead. Since then I water it twice daily.. However it has been 4 months now and I do not see any new leaves or new root growth.. And the leaves are rather limp. Please help me save my ren.. Thanks.
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