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Catasetum Rebecca Northern

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    Default Catasetum Rebecca Northern

    This species was one of the first orchids I ever bought and I wasn't experienced enough to grow it. Needless to say I lost it shortly there after. So, I acquired another one last fall after a lot of research and it rewarded me with three spikes of blossoms! They have such a powerful, grapefruit smell that fills my kitchen. Thanks to my friend Rachel for taking the photo!

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    I love these! I just got one a few weeks ago and its sporting two new growths...still too small though to go crazy with the water though. Yours loves awesome!

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    Ohh it is very cute! I would like to have one of these. What made it so difficult to care for?

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    It's not really that tough to grow. I didn't realize that it needs a dormant period. So I watered during the fall and winter months not knowing it should stay dry.

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    So beautiful. Love that soft pink colour.

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    Pink is not my usual favorite color, but the flower form and contrast on this are really lovely on this orchids blooms! Nice going and growing Jason! AL

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    I love this one: a regular flowerer for me. Didn't take any pictures this year though

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    very nice...love the smell

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    Amazing, I am going to get one in April Yeah !

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    Very nice, Jason! Love the frilly lip. Wish we had scratch n sniff!

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