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Pleurothallis restrepioides

This is a discussion on Pleurothallis restrepioides within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I get tons of keikis and very few flower spikes on this species. I think ...

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    Default Pleurothallis restrepioides

    I get tons of keikis and very few flower spikes on this species. I think I need to figure out the culture better.
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    Well, the flowers are cool. Does it tolerate heat well?

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    Hi Ron,

    My understanding is this species is rather inclined to keiki. I've seen a few mature plants, and they all have been loaded with them. I begged a keiki off one that a member of my OS had. His plant had the odd flowering spike on it, but not many, and it was a really big plant. So, it may not be your culture. Indeed, from what little I can see of the plant itself, yours looks great!

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    Neat blooms. I'm not sure of thir culture though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Well, the flowers are cool. Does it tolerate heat well?

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    It does well intermediate with summer temps up to 85

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