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Spike or New Growth?

This is a discussion on Spike or New Growth? within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I suspect new growth as well......

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    I suspect new growth as well...

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    Uhh. So what is it?

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    Still hard to say. I am still leaning growth, but it is a fall bloomer.
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    When I received the orchid the new growth for the season was about 3 inches tall. But very flat. Much wider and flatter than this 'nub'

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    I have confirmation from Dorsetman (Thanks Geoff!) that it is a new pb growing.

    A spike on this would look like any other oncidium spike. Round.

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    In my experience, when hoping or thinking its a spike, it ends up to be new pseudobulb growth!
    I agree that it's great for new growth, but you can't beat a new spike!!!

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