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catasetum Penang

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    Default catasetum Penang

    first ctsm Penang bloom for year 2013
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    great photos

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    Very nice ctsm Ian. Thanks for sharing .

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    These catasetums are so pretty! Love the soft color.

    cheers,
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    Wow! This is certainly another one for the wish list.
    are they hard to grow (for a beginner)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    Wow! This is certainly another one for the wish list.
    are they hard to grow (for a beginner)?
    to me they are as easy as other orchids, for catasetums you just need to acknowledge that catasetums have a dormant phase, during this phase they need minimal watering and no fertilizer. during the active growing phase, fertilize them accordingly. they love bright growing area like cattleya lighting. media with good drainage and aeration are essential.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    Wow! This is certainly another one for the wish list.
    are they hard to grow (for a beginner)?
    to me they are as easy as other orchids, for catasetums you just need to acknowledge that catasetums have a dormant phase, during this phase they need minimal watering and no fertilizer. during the active growing phase, fertilize them accordingly. they love bright growing area like cattleya lighting. media with good drainage and aeration are essential.

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    Great pics, Nice variety! Congrats Ian.

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    Lovely Ian.

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