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This is a discussion on New Acquisitions... within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hello all, today I acquired some Cymbidiums 3, they have new growths on them, and ...

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    Hello all,

    today I acquired some Cymbidiums 3, they have new growths on them, and one is still in flower. Don't know their names.
    I bought the 3 for $30 on discount and the shop keeper gave me 18 Hyacinth bulbs for free cause the flowers were gone

    I will be moving them to Semi-hydro soon.

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    Lovely color on that cym Good looking plants

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    Hi -

    I have 5 cyms and all are in S/H and seem to be doing well. They will, however, have to adapt to the new medium, and sometimes that seems tp stop the new growth in its tracks. My cym from last spring had 4 new growths, which are still looking only a little larger than they were last year. Needless to say, it didn't spike this year, but I was warned about that. You may experience the same, but patience pays off in the end - or so I hear. Your cyms do look like they are ready for repotting, so I would say go ahead. Repotting cyms is quite a project, so I would read everything you can on this Forum and then Google it to get some websites with videos - they were very helpful. Let the flowering cym alone until they fade, then wait for new growth to get about 1 1/2" long before repotting.

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