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2 of my keikis in bloom

This is a discussion on 2 of my keikis in bloom within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; when my phals started having keikis I wonderded how long untill they will bloom this ...

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    Default 2 of my keikis in bloom

    when my phals started having keikis I wonderded how long untill they will bloom
    this winter I got my answer: 3 to 6 month, at least under my growing conditions
    so here are a mama amd keiki together in bloomName:  Resize of DSC06767.JPG
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    and a keiki in bloom with the flowers thw same size as mama use to haveName:  Resize of DSC06730.JPG
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    is the keiki blooming or just an extension off of old spike?

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    it is the keiki blooming
    here is a detail of the photo so you will believe meName:  Resize of DSC06768.JPG
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    nice...It must be drawing it's strength from the mother plant!

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    Yes that is why mama didn't bloom too
    in the first picture the white phal has a strong spike while the keiki has just 2 smaller blooms
    there is s limited suply of strengthin a plant

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    is the keiki blooming or just an extension off of old spike?
    i thought so myself Ron after all the keiki is diminutive and sans roots....very nice albeit strange

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    Well done Andrea! I love phals and have only just got my first keiki! I was so excited when I saw it. All the info re this is great. Thank you and everyone!

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