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Dendrobium Keikie Question

This is a discussion on Dendrobium Keikie Question within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have 5 - 2 1/2" clay pots with den. keikies that I have put ...

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    Question Dendrobium Keikie Question

    I have 5 - 2 1/2" clay pots with den. keikies that I have put outdoors.My question is how long should I keep these plants in these small pots? They really enjoy being outdoors in the Florida sun.I do know that dens. like to be tight in there pots. Thanks For Your Replies,Rich
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    they definitely like to be root bound...i have a 2 foot den with 3-4 canes and its in a 3 inch clay pot....kinda top heavy but its supported...this also started as a keiki....the pot you have should be good for another 2-3 years of growth. It all depends on how fast it grows for you.

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    When it starts growing out of its pot is the time to repot it (or if you notice the medium breaking down.) They look great!

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    Your dendrobes look really great. I agree with Andrew - still room for 2-3 years growth.

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