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Restrepia brachypus

This is a discussion on Restrepia brachypus within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I'm spending the day getting things ready to move plants indoors as our cold rainy ...

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    Default Restrepia brachypus

    I'm spending the day getting things ready to move plants indoors as our cold rainy season kicks off tomorrow...I found this little guy blooming! I told Eric (eorchids) a while ago that I would post pics of plants that I am growing using his saucer method. This is the perfect opportunity!





    And a bonus just because it has exploded since putting it on a saucer...lots of tiny little spikes too but you can't see them. Scaphosepalum microdactylum-


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    cool bloom, i like the saucer growing method, may have to give it a try

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    Really cool bloom. Congratulations!

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    The heating season is starting here, too. Today I set up the humidity trays.

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    Too cool! My saucer phal didn't work this summer. I need to try again soon....love those hanging saucers!

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    Awesome! The shape of the bloom is lovely and I really like the flying saucer method!

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    Looks like that growing method is working really well for you, Jason. Nice growing!




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    Cool, well done with your new method!

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    Thanks y'all! It's not MY method. I must credit Eric aka eorchids for it! It's perfect for these plants!
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    Oh Jason, I like this Restrepia brachypus orchid and bloom so much! WOW. Nice growing. It looks so healthy!

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