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Free Sicko Phal new growth

This is a discussion on Free Sicko Phal new growth within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; When I got the sicko's this week, I instantly repotted them into my special bark ...

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    Default Free Sicko Phal new growth

    When I got the sicko's this week, I instantly repotted them into my special bark mix. I named them #1 through #6, figuring when the one's bloomed that are in spike I would snap a quick pic and then cut off the spikes. So far the rest are coming along, this one in particular I held little hope for, but this morning look what I found, a new growth and some roots growing off the old cruddy ones! Woo Hoo! One surviving, five more to baby still.....
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    As you can see the one little lonely leaf left on it is soon to go....

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    I sure hope that is not a last ditch spike it is throwing up! Good luck.

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    Might just make it after all!

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    I don't know about you but I get just as excited about new growth as I do with a bloom spike. And I congratulate you taking in strays.
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    Good work! I hope you have success with the others as well!

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    Unfortunately, this is probably the old survival instinct kicking in. If I wanted to save the plant I'd cut the spike, but at this point, I'd be curious enough to let it go...



    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoOrchid View Post
    I sure hope that is not a last ditch spike it is throwing up! Good luck.

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    When it shows detail a little better in a picture I will update. It looks like the bottom is fatter than the top so I'm hoping for a baby plant.....and I love rescuing plants.
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