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if the in vitro culture leaf height is 5.5cm. can I grow it outside?

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    Default if the in vitro culture leaf height is 5.5cm. can I grow it outside?

    I replate my orchid plantlet one month ago. And it contaminated. Remain some plantlet that the leaf height about 5.5cm. Can I grow it outside? I scare the contamination kill all my plantlets. Then how I grow it as it is too small?


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    perhaps some pics please so that your can receive more appropriate advice.

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    ok, i upload a photo. is it this plantlet can take it out and grow outside?

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    though you have a biggie at the front pic, but i can see a lot of small plantlets behind as well. deflasking now may result in high mortality rate as the smaller they are they harder it is to keep. trust me, i did two early flasking thinking it is time because the media is shrinking away and i lost about 95% of them.
    anyway, if you can get a better pic, from multiple angles, total density and overal uniformity of the flask and post more pic, let's see what others might say.

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    The biggie that one is it can take it out and grow at outdoor?
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    I think the question is:
    Is deflasking an all or nothing proposition? Can you deflask individual plants?

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    yeap,, agree with Terp, unless you wanna do replatting and in the same time remove the biggie for deflasking but if the media is sufficient to support growth of other plantlets, i don't see why to take the risk of contamination.

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    This bottle already contaminated. You see the picture, the whitish that one is contamination.
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    Quote Originally Posted by khoosn View Post
    This bottle already contaminated. You see the picture, the whitish that one is contamination.
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    u meant the white spot infront of the biggie is the mold?? then i guess you might need some advice from the big guns here. my experience with flask is fairly limited. sorry....

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