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Blc. George King

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    Hi,
    I am a new orchid lover and went to Longwood Garden 2 weeks ago for the orchid show. Of course came home with several new pots.
    The one pot called Blc. George King which did not come with care tips. I have no idea what type of orchid it is and what I should do with it.
    Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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    It is a cattleya, I recommend reading the cattleya care sheet for them that can be found at aos.org and others will chime in with help...just don't overwater, whatever u do!! They like to dry out. Please spend some time reading the many posts on catt care here ob OT, all your culture questions can be answered here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by vjdominick View Post
    Hi,
    I am a new orchid lover and went to Longwood Garden 2 weeks ago for the orchid show. Of course came home with several new pots.
    The one pot called Blc. George King which did not come with care tips. I have no idea what type of orchid it is and what I should do with it.
    Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
    BLC stands for Brassolaeliocattleya so it is Cattleya intergeric...requiring high light and to dry between watering

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    BLC stands for Brassolaeliocattleya so it is Cattleya intergeric...requiring high light and to dry between watering
    .... with good air circulation.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    and welcome to Orchidtalk!

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    Just want to say a quick Thanks to everyone for speedy reply. I have some additional questions about the roots of this plant (I re-potted last night), but I need to find my camera to take a pic first.

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