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rhynchostylis gigantea spike or root??

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    Actually, it is too early to tell if it is spike or root.

    But I would vote for spike

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    There's a slight tendency to grow up, so I also vote for a spike!
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    It's months too early for spikes.

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    sorry to say I vote for root, but more roots make for better blooms

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    Please keep us posted so I'll know when mines have the same type of growth.

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    I have a similar nub on my rhy gigantea now too. I thought it was a root starting. Hopefully a spike!

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    If the flowering season very close than could be spike but after the season usually hm root anyway that is great plant.

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    nice plant selvi, do post pics if it turns out to be a spike !

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    ok Nandini.

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