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Bulbophyllum with 2 leaves?

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum with 2 leaves? within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have had this bulbophyllum for several years. At least that's what I think it ...

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    I have had this bulbophyllum for several years. At least that's what I think it is. Here is a picture of it when I first bought it in bloom.

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    It didn't do very well for a long time until recently I moved it to a much sunnier location and it now seems to have lots of new growth but no flowers. Today, though, I noticed that one of the pseudobulbs seems to have 2 leaves instead of the usual 1. I'm intrigued by this... can anyone advise why this has happened? Is this a good thing? Here is a picture of the plant and the double leafed pb is on the right.

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    Wow. such a healthy looking bulbo. It can some times produce two leaves and is absolutely normal. I am no bulbo expert.

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    I have few of bulbo's and managed to kill a few. Its a good question and suggest you create a poll and not hijack this thread.

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    I see that some other members have quite a number of Bulbos AND they manage to get them to flower! I, on the other hand, also nearly killed this one. Thankfully after a lot of trial and error, it has lots of new growth - phew! It gave me confidence to buy a few more and now I have 4 different types - 3 of them NOIDs (including this one) and one which is a bulbo sikkimese just purchased earlier this year. Thankfully they are growing but I haven't figured out how to get them to bloom. I have asked one of the other members on another thread if they have any tips...

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