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Bulbophyllum gracillimum culture

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum gracillimum culture within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Does anyone here grow this species? I have a small piece with a new lead ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum gracillimum culture

    Does anyone here grow this species? I have a small piece with a new lead and it isn't doing very well. Cultural advice would be much appreciated!
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    I'm not good yet with these...i'll bump your post up for you though.

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    Hi Jason use a piece of drift wood and cover the roots with sphagnum moss, in the wild they grow like nobody business at the tree barks, somehow in captivity so stingy to reward us their beautiful flowers, need at least less than 50 % filter light. Hope will guide you.

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    Shady ad constantly moist. Similar to phals, or even slightly less light. They grow like weeds, but I am not sure what stimulates them to flower. I had 1 sizeable clumps that I sold off because they were so stingy with flowers..

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    I second on the low light and damp condition for gracillimum. However, i do constantly get flowers from them. So far, my clump has given me 4 bloomings now.

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    Nice orchid growing advice guys!

    for additional suggestions.

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    Thanks for the info guys...I have it on treefern with moss, shaded, soaked once a week, sprayed daily-more if needed. I may bring it in under lights now that nights are pretty cool...it is a tiny little piece with only one little lead growth.

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