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Gastrochilus japonicus

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    i went to pick up my bulbo i had ordered from a vendor and while i was waiting for him to wrap it up for me.... lord help me he had a bunch of little things i couldnt pass up! i saw geoff had posted Gastrochilus fuscopunctatus earlier and though it was lovely, it didnt really tickle my fancy... BUT while i was waiting... he had a box full of these bare root, i got one flowering and 3 budding... for 5us$... i had some old aquarium wood pieces i wasnt using so i mounted them on there, i dont know anything about these so i'm hoping for a few tips!
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    i guess my fancy is easy to tickle....

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    WOW!! I love it

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    Shane, Gastr. japonicus is native to Taiwan. Keep it in semi shadow and humid. It's easy to grow and will blomm every year.

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    Mietek, thanks for the info! i hadnt researched it at all! that would explain why he had so many of them!!!

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    You are the master orchid shopper, Shane. Nice! I like the mounts too.

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