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Biggest Phal?

This is a discussion on Biggest Phal? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I'm talking about the regular kind of Phals, not anything really exotic. Bit how big ...

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    Default Biggest Phal?

    I'm talking about the regular kind of Phals, not anything really exotic. Bit how big can these normal store-bought Phals grow? Just wondering.

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    I see some pretty BIG ones around here sometimes. The one that stands out in my mind had individual leaves that seemed close to 16 inches! That one was at a local greenhouse that sold "standard" and "disposable" Phals.

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    Big ?
    What flowers !
    Leaf span !
    Height !

    I,ve seen store Phals with flowers over 5" across.
    Leaf span wise , i bought a Phal to put in s/h last year
    leaf span now is 18" +.Flower spike on the same Phal is just short of 30" high.

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    Wow...now that IS big. You have some big 'ole plants over there!

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    Phals can get huge! My biggest phal has a 22" leafspan, but I've seen gigantic phals in stores with leafspans over 2 feet and more.

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    Leafspan was what I wanted. But all the other info is neat too.

    Wow! I hope my Phals get to be that huge! :3

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