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This is a discussion on Specie Phal. keiki roots within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; A long time ago I read that some of the specie Phals . do not ...
A long time ago I read that some of the specie Phals . do not produce keikis that grow roots . I have an old one violacea malaya that would produce a keiki kind of, 2 leaves but never any roots , it would just hang around , year before last it produced one and I applied a keiki root hormone to it it sat and sat then finally grew roots this year . Beginning to think there might be something to what I read . Gin
I have a fascieta /luddemania cross that grew a 2 leaved kieki last year..no roots...this year it grew the roots and another kieki which grew roots at the same time. I didn't use kieki paste ???????????? I guess they grow roots whenever the notion strikes.