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repotting Catasetum, please help!

This is a discussion on repotting Catasetum, please help! within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; You are right Ian, It is tenebrosum ! The blooms start to crack to open ...

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    You are right Ian,
    It is tenebrosum ! The blooms start to crack to open and there is yellow lip
    Ill post picrure when it will be completely open.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chemist View Post
    You are right Ian,
    It is tenebrosum ! The blooms start to crack to open and there is yellow lip
    Ill post picrure when it will be completely open.
    the real killing moments is to wait from the bud cracking to full bloom...hahaha ...
    congrats

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    No patience to wait till it will open completely LOL
    Here are few pic aa of it now
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    Looks awesome. Good job Svetlana.

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    Thank you Sriram!
    But in most part its not my success since i bought it in spike already. Amd than it just did it job!
    Ian, is it normal color dark like that? I saw pictures online and it look much lighter.
    These pics taken with flashlight otherwise yeoi can't see yellow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chemist View Post
    Thank you Sriram!
    But in most part its not my success since i bought it in spike already. Amd than it just did it job!
    Ian, is it normal color dark like that? I saw pictures online and it look much lighter.
    These pics taken with flashlight otherwise yeoi can't see yellow.
    yes, coloration of petal may range from light brown to intense dark color, the darker varieties are the favorite among collectors. the lip color is yellowish and a double callus structure is present.

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    A beauty Svetlana!

    I hope to have a bloom of one of mine soon too.

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    Very nice indeed. i don't have any, but perhaps it's time to change that.

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