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dendrobium bud blast

This is a discussion on dendrobium bud blast within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I have a dendrobium whose buds are swelling. I just saw that we are supposed ...

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    Default dendrobium bud blast

    I have a dendrobium whose buds are swelling. I just saw that we are supposed to have a cool front this weekend with temps going from high 80's during the day and low 70's at night to low 70's and mid 50's at night. Should I be worried about bud blast?

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    50's might be be a little cold

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    You should worry if these are Dens like the type from the big box stores. Minimum temps on those are 60F.

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    Mid-50's at night is a bit too cold for most orchid buds unless the orchid is a cool/cold growing species.
    The plant might be ok, but the buds are more sensitive to cold temperatures.
    Is the dendrobium in a container that you can move indoors temporarily?
    If you do move it indoors, do not place it near heater/AC vents as the dry air will also cause problems for the buds.

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    Yea Ill prob move it inside for the cool night temps. Its a phal type dendrob

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