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Cym aloifolium

This is a discussion on Cym aloifolium within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I recently received this species as a division. Last week, I noticed a spike forming ...

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    I recently received this species as a division. Last week, I noticed a spike forming and it is amazing how fast it has grown.




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    That spike grew in one week? WOW! What are you feeding this guy? That is awesome!

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    It was an inch long last week

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    nice color! you might have to elevate the pot soon!

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    Gorgeous! I love cyms but don't have the conditions for them.

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    That has to be a world record for spike development!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jmoney View Post
    nice color! you might have to elevate the pot soon!
    It is in a black plastic pot that is placed in clay for stabilization. I may have to turn a clay pot upside down if the spike continues to grow.

    I have never seen a spike develop as quickly as this one. It was an inch long with a cluster of buds at the end. I though the flowers were going to open clustered and the next I knew was it started extending.

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    It must be eating cats... or babies. I thought I had leaves growing fast....

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