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Bulbo spike or new p-bulb?

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    Default Bulbo spike or new p-bulb?

    I noticed this while inspecting my plants yesterday. Thoughts on what it might be? I've never had a bulbo before.
    Thanks in advance!
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    Ali bit difficult to comment at this stage could be bud and could be shoot please take photo another one week time, if bud it should behaving like the photo below.

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    I am hoping by the speckled coloring that it's a spike, which would be super cool and the first one for me! I'll keep an eye on it, thanks for the reference shots!
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    Good luck looking forward if bud.Zain

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    I thought it was new growth from the first couple shots. The final shot confuses me though. I look forward to seeing what it turns out to be.

    cheers,
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    Oh, the second two photos are from Zain, not me Here's a shot from today, it's looking pretty plump, so I'm guessing new bulb.
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    What is the flower in your Avatar pic TwoStems??? Zygo correct? NO?

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    I shall keep my fingers crossed for you that it is a bud. I have a Bulbo that I got a few months ago. It hasn't bloomed yet so I now how you must be feeling.

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    It is a bud! Just checked this morning and was quite pleasantly surprised.
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    that is great!!

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