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Cymbidium - "Please Adopt Me" - Now What?

This is a discussion on Cymbidium - "Please Adopt Me" - Now What? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Some of you will remember that I am also a cym novice. I have been ...

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    Some of you will remember that I am also a cym novice. I have been wondering--where do you look for the rumored spikes on a cymbidium? Center of the leave clusters? From side leaves like an onc? Somewhere else?

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    the spikes emerge from the same place as a new growth.At first it may be impossible to tell them apart,but the spikes are rounded on the end and are hollow if gently squessed

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    Ooh! I may have a couple of those! I will have to watch carefully to see what they do--don't have the courage to squeeze.

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