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Grcym. Lovely Melody

This is a discussion on Grcym. Lovely Melody within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; No problem. Oh, and welcome to the forum ! Sorry I didn't notice before it ...

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    No problem. Oh, and welcome to the forum! Sorry I didn't notice before it was your first post.

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    lovely and an interesting cross!

    i think it should be "grammatophyllum" not "gramy", correct?

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    very big, clean flowers. Nice

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    Wow, very pretty! Good luck with it!

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    Very beautiful ! I didnt know that cyms and grammatos could cross pollinate !

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    Wow. this is an old post. How do you get these things to bloom. I have a large, lush looking plant. Bloomless.

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    Since they can cross with cymbidiums, perhaps culture much like a cymbidium. Just a guess.

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    Treat it like a warmth tolerant cymbidium or mini cyms.

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    Angie is right. Those little droplets are plant sugars that are formed at the tips of any leaf or flower part. That is a very interesting plant! I wonder how much the ensifolium will shorten it. Gramytophyllum scriptum gets from 4' - 5' (1.5m) tall. The hybrid will need a good amount of sun and lots of water and fertilizer during the growing period. When fall comes, let it get a little drier and a bit of a cooler period until flower spikes begin. It looks like a very nice plant and puts out a heck of a show! Congrats on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ang709 View Post
    Generally the sap means the plant is happy. Often it is found on new growths or flower spikes. I have never tasted it, but others have and said it is sweet!
    it is like nectar...very sweet

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