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Spikes in rest period

This is a discussion on Spikes in rest period within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; After a 2 weeks off I m back! Got 3 new plants got them on ...

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    After a 2 weeks off I m back!
    Got 3 new plants got them on line, Dend kingianum, dend Amethystoglossum and Angraecum germynianum...of course I was very happy about that...till the amethistoglossum lost almost all of his leafs and all together they happely decided to flower at the beginning of winter.....
    What shell I do? Go on with fertilizer and water even though is resting period?

    The amethystoglossum spikes are growing at an incredible 2 cm a week.

    Well the good thing is that I hope to post some flowers pics soon.

    Have I been to brave getting a mounted plant in the house consider that I m " very beginner" ? Because I got a little trouble to see when the angraecum needs to be watered.....

    Thanks again for all you tips!

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    This is when Dendrobium amethystoglossum should be setting spike , it does drop all/most of it's leaves & flowers winter time.

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    well thanks feel much better..... I had probably the wrong info, I thought it would bloom in early spring.... actually I got them by the addresses you gave me thanks again.
    You think I should water it until is done blooming?
    Is it normal for the angraecum too?

    Ciao Mary

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    Breeze,

    I don't have the orchids you are asking about so no help here. Just wanted to say it's nice to see you back! Good luck with your 'chids.

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    Thank you glad to be back.....hoping I m not asking too stupid thinks....

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    Don't worry, you aren't asking stupid questions. Sorry I can't help you out.

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    I would keep feeding/watering until after it flowers then no fert & reduce water until new growth starts.
    As for the angraecum

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