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New Orchid (Baby)!

This is a discussion on New Orchid (Baby)! within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Guess what guys! I got a new baby! Got it on sale too, and its ...

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    Default New Orchid (Baby)!

    Guess what guys! I got a new baby! Got it on sale too, and its got some buds so its in good condition. Ran into the store right as they were closing. I just had to have it! Please give me any and all advice on keeping it alive.

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    In order to help you out we will need to see some "baby pictures"
    (what kind of orchid is it? Do you have a name tag?)

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    That is my new baby. Its the only way I know how to get a pic on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emilee View Post
    That is my new baby. Its the only way I know how to get a pic on here.
    Take a look at this thread: HOW TO POST PHOTOS 101

    BTW - you have a phal orchid. It is lovely.

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    You mean your avatar??

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    Quote Originally Posted by digimom View Post
    You mean your avatar??
    If it is she's a pretty one! Love the pink on pink.

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    Thanks BD, I'll look at that. Yep digimomom, thats me new phal. What do I do with it now? Do I repot? Should I wait till tomarrow so I can water it in the morning?

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    Always wise to repot a new plant, gives you a chance to examine the root system. what is the humidity like where you live? That will affect how quickly your potting medium will dry. Low humidity- choose a slower drying medium, high humidity- select something that drains and dries rapidly.

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