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This is a discussion on very simple question within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Here's the DQOTD: I've discovered this "thing" attached to the base of the newest (and ...

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    Default very simple question

    Here's the DQOTD:

    I've discovered this "thing" attached to the base of the newest (and matured) pbulb on my mtdm. It's shaped like a teardrop, pointed side up. It's texture is smooth and completely green. It's only 1 cm (less than half an inch) tall right now. I haven't noticed it before because it is half buried under the soil. So my guess is that it's the start of a new growth? Am I right?

    Thanks for any help!
    P.S. "DQOTD" means "dumb question of the day" LOL

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    Yep, it sure sounds like a new growth!

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    I would say it is a New Growth!


    Cheers!
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    Thanks!
    Yippee! Hurray! *doing the orchid dance*

    I've read somewhere that mtdm's are "slowpokes" and growths take a looooooooonnnnnnnnngggg time (maybe years) to mature (right?). So I've got plenty of waiting to do.


    * I stand there whistling, while staring at my milt*
    Hmmm...still one centimeter in height...I'll wait ...

    * I stand there and yawn*
    Still no changes!...I am getting bored.

    Oh well, better do something else to pass the time.
    * I run off and leave the orchid to do its job*

    Believe me, I need to boost my patience.

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    Default Years? I think not...

    if so, pitch it and get something that provides a little more satisfaction!

    Really, it should grow at a steady rate. Maybe not as fast as you'd like, but not years.

    Good luck!

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    Sounds like a new growth, congrates. It is a great feeling seeing new gorwth!

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