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please help with my first cattleya

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    Default please help with my first cattleya

    I am going to get my first cattleya Blc Li Cheng Pearl in a few weeks (when the weather over here gets warmer, no is 0 degrees ). I know it is a mautre palnt but it won't be in bloom or even budding.

    my question is to put it in warmer place, watring it normally, preparing it for the outdoors in May, or to keep it cooler and dryer for a time. if the latter, how cool is cool?

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    When you say "warmer place," how warm do you mean? Normally, I would just keep it in a nice windowsill until it is time to go outdoors.

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    I agree with Kathi, put it in a spot where it will get some good light. Cattleyas are pretty hardy and they can take both cool and warm weather.

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    thanks
    can wait to get my hands on it

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    I definately agree with Kathi and Jeff. Just make sure it gets plenty of light and don't let it dry out and it should be fine until you can place it outdoors.

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    well it looks that my first cattleya is going to be second after all
    my friends bought me a yellow cattleya, flowers are about 6 cm across
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    Looks like Lc Gold Digger. Mine is just coming into bloom.
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    thanks
    I hope I will mangae to keep it happy
    since is myn first Cattleya

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    Nice friends!! That yellow, Lc Gold Digger , cattleya is so pretty.

    cheers,
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    Thnaks. it seems rather large for the pot. Shall I repot it after finishing blooming?

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