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Ancistrochilus rothschildianus

This is a discussion on Ancistrochilus rothschildianus within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; First bud finally opened with many more to come...

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    Default Ancistrochilus rothschildianus

    First bud finally opened with many more to come
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    That is lovely. Hope you will update when those other buds open too!

    Cheers,
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    Congrats, Love this one ... can't wait for the pic with the plant in full bloom.

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    Absolutely lovely! Another to add to the growing wish list...

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    Lovely! This genus is new to me...

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    Nifty! I've never heard of this orchid--what are the cultural reqs of this guy? How do you grow him?

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    Derek, I grow it in a shallow bulb pot with tree fern on the bottom and a coco mix on top. Do not let it dry out but it cannot be soggy. Likes lower/medium light. It's pretty easy to grow and will bloom a couple times of year.

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    Gorgeous! do you have the picture of the whole plant?

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    sure, here ya go.
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    Thanks for the info...what cool looking psuedobulbs....

    I looked this guy up, and IOSPE says it is frangrant too....awesome.

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