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Size matters

This is a discussion on Size matters within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I've gotten pretty good at gauging what plants I can probably grow and what ones ...

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    Default Size matters

    I've gotten pretty good at gauging what plants I can probably grow and what ones will be instant failures, and at least knowing when I'm pushing it, as far as my conditions go. But damn if I don't keep ordering plants that are going to get too big for my space before they ever bloom.

    I just felt a need to confess that. Carry on!

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    Thats funny how everyone looks for different things. When i look for plants I seek out plants that get large and like heat. If you have some bigguns you want to send my way I will be more than happy to accept the delivery!

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    Ha! Maybe I will. My ideal plant is tough, likes a wet-dry cycle, stays small, looks cute and smells awesome. I think I could almost become a collector of nothing but different clones of C. aclandiae and be pretty happy. I just got a couple Cattleya alliance ones that have such great flowers, but man are they going to sprawl when they get older. I can tell already.

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    I'm with poet. I like tough, compact, cute, fragrant, and likes to be mounted.

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    This out of context sounds very funny LOL
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    I'm with poet. I like tough, compact, cute, fragrant, and likes to be mounted.

    Gage

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    i like large!!!! specimen size bring me joy.....ive always encountered large clumps on branches in the wild from an early age......so my mind is conditioned to see large clumps as a sign of good health and cultural practices

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