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Bud or seed pod?

This is a discussion on Bud or seed pod? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; This I found on my Lc Angel Heart 'Hihmanu'. It has never bloomed for me ...

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    Default Bud or seed pod?

    This I found on my Lc Angel Heart 'Hihmanu'. It has never bloomed for me before .This spike is on new growth. I've never seen a flower bud quite like this , but it doesn't make sense that it would be a seed pod either. What do you say????
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    It's a flower!! Congrats and do post a pic when she blooms!

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    Thanks Clint. That's just what I was hoping! Can't wait for it to open, will definitely post a pic when the time comes.

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    Totally a bud! Congratulations!

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    WHOOHOO Flowers for CHRISTMAS !!!
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    Yup thats a bud
    Dont worry if the first time buds "do not look normal". I have seen quite a few strange buds with my plants too when it was their first time blooming.
    Give them a couple of seasons and they will get it right hehehe.

    Its just like people driving on the highway for the first time.

    ~John

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