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Ceratochilus biglandulosus

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    Default Ceratochilus biglandulosus

    A miniature orchid with large flower(1.3"-1.5"). Intermediate grower.
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    I love this one, but have not been able to successfully grow it )-:

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    Cool and pretty flower

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    oh wow, lovely!

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    Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lars.Kurth View Post
    I love this one, but have not been able to successfully grow it )-:
    It can be a tricky one to keep. I have had these two plants for three years now and I have found It doesn't like too wet or too dry... I grow it under bright shade, good humidity and good air movement.

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    Cool bloom.

    Cheers,
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    I have found It doesn't like too wet or too dry
    You are right: I tried this one twice, and both plants died. In both cases a few weeks after I was on holidays ... The greenhouse nanny's never get things quite right and the greenhouse is either too wet or too dry.

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    I never had luck with this species. I tried it three times and won't try it again.

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    Sweet! I have considered trying this one but if it is that tempermental, may just resign myself to enjoying those grown by others.

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    Paul, if you don't try it, you will never know. Plus, it is not that expensive in U.S.

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