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Are these spikes?

This is a discussion on Are these spikes? within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I am taking care of my friend's Cymbidiums while they are on vacation. I noticed ...

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    Default Are these spikes?

    I am taking care of my friend's Cymbidiums while they are on vacation. I noticed 2 of them have these new plump new growths which looks like spikes to me.
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    The last two pics are definitely spikes! woohoo!

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    oooh those looks good... keep us updated!

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    Awesome! Be sure to post the blooms.

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    I believe that's spikes, congragulation!

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    Great... its spikes, Marissa.

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    SWEET!!!! Your friends are gonna be like, "give us that plant back stat!!!" haha...

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