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Bulb. medusae Question

This is a discussion on Bulb. medusae Question within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Last fall I accidently broke off a piece of my Bulb. medusae. It had no ...

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    Default Bulb. medusae Question

    Last fall I accidently broke off a piece of my Bulb. medusae. It had no roots but I wrapped some moss around it and stuck it in a pot of bark. I placed it on a lower shelf of one of my orchid racks and watered it when I thought of it. I suppose it also got some water from the pots above it as they drained. Today I happened to think about it and took a look. To my suprise I found that it was sending up a new growth. The question is what should I do with it now? I haven't disturbed it to see it there are roots or not---though I assume there must be. The parent plant is growing in a basket and I have it outside hanging in a tree. Any suggestions/help will be much appreciated.

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    Just leave it in the pot and let it grow out some more. I'm sure the new growth does not have ant roots yet but it will as it grows so just give it some time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by max View Post
    Just leave it in the pot and let it grow out some more. I'm sure the new growth does not have ant roots yet but it will as it grows so just give it some time.
    Thanks for the info. I suspected that it would be best to just leave it alone for a while. Thanks again, Bill

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