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This is a discussion on Repotting Question within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I love these roots. If you have space for them I wouldn't do anything to ...

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    I love these roots. If you have space for them I wouldn't do anything to this plant.
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    Nicholas, that is Sam he is a border collie / beagle mix, one of the best 'hybrids' ever. Now that I see the plant and roots, that is outstanding and I would not do a thing to it , except maybe remove what I could of the old pot with a hammer or knife so no rot starts. Whatever you are doing is working great, you might want to try semi vanda watering. Beautiful job of growing.

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    I have orchids lik that and actually wish I repotted them before they got so crazy. They make a beautiful show, but the roots are always growing into the medium of the plants they hang above.

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    Brutal Dreamer,
    Thanks for your comments. I feel exactly the same way. I wish I had not let the roots grow so long. As I said I have never seen a Cattleya do this.
    I guess now I will break the clay pot it is in and set the plant in a 10" wooden basket. I will probably bunch some of the roots up in the basket and let the
    others hang down over the side. I would welcome any other thoughts from you. Thanks again.

    Nicholas

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    Don't forget to post pictures when you've done it. I'm crazy over seeing other people's plants.

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