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Brassia HELP (Aliceara)

This is a discussion on Brassia HELP (Aliceara) within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Can anyone give me any tips on this hybrid? Where do I trim the spike ...

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    Can anyone give me any tips on this hybrid? Where do I trim the spike after blooming? It looks like the spike is coming out of a leaf that is split of the main plant? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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    Do you have a photo?

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    Picture please, that would help us id the problem if there is one.

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    The spike on a brassia should be cut about one inch above the p-bulb. Post up a photo so we can help you ascertain if there is a problem you should fix. From your description, I get the impression that it is fine.

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    I will try to post a photo. Unfortunately my digital camera will not take a picture under 1200x1200. I need to get my photos down to 700x700.

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    Yep as BD said snip it off , Plant looks great ! a tip ,they do not like to be re-potted when you have to, disrupt the roots as little as possible .. Gin

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    Yup, I agree it's fine.

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    I will snip it as low as I can. I will keep you informed on the progress on this one.

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