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New orchids from the local Orchid society

This is a discussion on New orchids from the local Orchid society within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; As you can see I went nuts went over my budget oh well !! Just ...

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    Default New orchids from the local Orchid society

    As you can see I went nuts went over my budget oh well !! Just wondering what is this growth on the mini Phals ( in the second photo ) It is arising between two leaves? A spike , a root ?Name:  DSC01244_2.JPG
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    Now i couldnt tell you for sure, but i think it may be a new spike!

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    I think it could be also the reason i doubted it is because it looks like a tip of a leaf ( pointed apical ) its hard to see from the pic , well guess i will wait and see

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    Looks like a new spike.

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    Hoping for a new spike, but time will tell. Orchids require patience .

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    It is hard to tell from a tiny tip if it is a root or a spike starting. If the end is mitten-shaped it is a spike (root tips are more blunt). I can't tell from the pic, but from what you say, I am hoping you have a spike starting.

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    Some nice, varied purchases you got at your local orchid society. Also, I vote 'spike'..............blooms are in your future. AL

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    Spike or no spike, you sure got a nice selection. Enjoy them.

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    I vote for spike...and I really like the little red flower in the wood box! Nice collection of new plants...wtg!

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