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divide or just repot cattleya

This is a discussion on divide or just repot cattleya within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hello- This guy seems ready to be repotted. My question is should I divide it? ...

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    This guy seems ready to be repotted. My question is should I divide it? It is an older plant. Name:  IMG_3659.JPG
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    I wouldn't do either. It is not at all needing it from what I can see.

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    If you're going to repot, now is the time, with new root growth. Personally, I would repot now. The next growths will be far outside the pot if you don't. Divide or not depends on your preferences. Keeping a large plant together can give a fantastic bloom display, but your plant has new growth in multiple directions and could certainly be divided in 2 with both halves blooming in season without any set-back.

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    Id leave it as is....

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    I agree with Kirk that repotting is a good idea but as for the division..... honestly thats just a matter of what u want to do and I don't believe the plant will mind either way.

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    I agree with PaphMadMan for the reasons he gives. The medium looks fine but it's crawling out of that pot. I think you could divide if you want (minimum 4 pseudobulbs per division).
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