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Bulbophyllum taiwanense

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum taiwanense within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hi everyone, bought this little guy at a show a couple weeks ago. Bought it ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum taiwanense

    Hi everyone, bought this little guy at a show a couple weeks ago. Bought it in spike with tiny little unopened buds on it, stupid me I buy this one first, a mounted miniture, it quickly receives too much abuse getting carried around in the bag and loses all the buds. Fortunately it had another spike forming and I got to see some blooms.
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    That is an lovely bulbo orchid, Shane. Love the bright orange color and grouping of the blooms.

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    Dont fret Shane! Happens to all of us at orchid fairs or shows..I once bought a horn dendrobium which had a 8 inch infloresence and whilst walking ard, promptly snagged it on a wire link fence and broke the stalk in half!!! Its been 8 months..and I still havent seen a new bloom on the dendro..so count yourself lucky!

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    Yes Shane I agree with Gavin I also got similar thing happened to me it's normal never mine it's teach us to be patient. Yours very pretty never seen before it's seem that this plant already adapted to your environment than it will frequently blooming for you. Zain

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    That is a beautiful bulbo,

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    I remember I was quite heartbroken, especially as it was one of the first few orchids I bought..

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    well, at least the plant wasnt damaged, nice one!

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    Thanks everyone for the comments, Gavin sorry to hear that hope your dendro recovers.

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    That's a cool bulbo. Now I know what my taiwanense will look like when it blooms. I was given one by a taiwanese friend a lng time ago. It's been three years now and it still hasn't bloomed on me. It just keeps growing. Slow grower though. Any ideas on how to get it to bloom?

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    Sorry Jojo no idea, I got lucky just put it in the greenhouse and it quickly shot up another bloom spike after I got it. I'm wondering how its going to react after its done blooming.

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