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Den.New Spike on Old Growth?

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    Question Den.New Spike on Old Growth?

    I know this seams like a simple question.I was under the impression that hardcane Dens. only would produce new spikes from new growth.This plant was purchase last Sept.This is one of afew Den.s that hasn't produced any new growth or any keikis.As you can see where the old spike was and the new spike coming up ? Is this very common ? Thanks,Rich
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    Some hardcane dends will flower on canes several for years and also leafless canes.You can end up with canes with a dozen cut of flower stems.
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    It tells me that you are giving it good culture...congrats!

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    This is what they look like after several of flowerings.The second and third photos show the second year spike beside last years.They will do this for some time or untill you repot and remove the back leafless canes.
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    I've got to move my den's into the sunlight more....they'll burn or bloom! I keep seeing my nurseries with them in full sun...guess it can't hurt. I'll ramp up their food too, guess with more sun they'll need it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    I've got to move my den's into the sunlight more....they'll burn or bloom! I keep seeing my nurseries with them in full sun...guess it can't hurt. I'll ramp up their food too, guess with more sun they'll need it.
    Love the pics...thanks!
    Don't do it all at once or they will burn. Ease them into brighter conditions and you should have blooms in no time.

    Thanks guys for the photos! Congrats on the good culture, Rich!

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