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Phrag "Sorcerers Apprentice" in spike.

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    Default Phrag "Sorcerers Apprentice" in spike.

    LOL.
    just this week i decided to cut back on the fert to try to induce a spike
    & it already was .
    So it looks like the light from my East window is fine for the big lad.
    Just noticed 2 new growths starting as well .
    Boy this plant is going to be HUGE !!!!!!
    Note piccie is 107kb.
    http://www.talbot-terry.freeserve.co...A%20Spike1.jpg
    This is the best shot(borrowed camera) with the light shining through the leaves.
    Absoultely chuffed to bits seeing as though this is my first Phrag spike.

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    Oh, how excited are you!!! Congrats!
    I will probably absolutely just *die* on the spot when I get my one paphs/phrags to spike!


    That is a mighty lovely phrag. you have there. I cannot recall the parents of Sorcerer's Apprentice at the moment, but I bet there is some longifolium in there somewhere...? Beautiful fan shape!

    (Hey, look at Paphgirl, guessing right again! woohoo! I'm such a good student!)hahaha, sorry...

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    Longifolium x sargentianum.

    I,m like a kid @ Christmas time .
    It looks like the Fish,Blood & Bone fert i used didn,t do it any harm.
    LS is now 38" & height is 24".
    If the new fans are any thing like this 1 i,m going to have to get
    a bigger house.

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    Hi Uncasteeb! What a gorgeous plant that is! I have a Sorcerer's Apprentice too, but it has quite a ways to go before blooming, I'm afraid. I can't wait until mine gets as beautiful and large as yours!! Make sure you post pics when it blooms!

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    Really great looking plant! I'm getting one of these tomorrow, as a matter of fact. Linda from Seagrove orchids is the speaker at my orchid society meeting and she's talking about phrags! I'm hoping they won't mind if I video it....

    Lisa

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    A quick update.

    Spike is now 30" + & still growing

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    That's awesome, uncasteeb. Once it pops, I bet it'll keep blooming for you for months. Nice growing!

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    36" & STILL going.

    Probably be the smallest/ugliest blooms ever
    I can,t take the suspense any longer.
    Flower you $%&^&% %$^&.
    http://www.talbot-terry.freeserve.co...ids/36inch.jpg

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    nice compact plant! i think you'll be pleased with the result though--most sorcerers are nicely colored with a pleasing contrast between the creams/greens and the reds.

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    40" STILL going

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