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Dendrobium winter rest?

This is a discussion on Dendrobium winter rest? within the Orchids Which Require a Winter Rest forums, part of the General Information category; Hi, I hear this pretty often that some of the orchids need winter rest period. ...

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    Default Dendrobium winter rest?

    Hi,

    I hear this pretty often that some of the orchids need winter rest period. Does this apply for keikis as well? I have couple of keikis and was wondering if they need to be watered for active growth or let them rest as well.

    satish..

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    i would say the keikis should be watered or fertilized even more frequently in the beginning.
    you have any pix of your dendro's?

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    I have read somewhere that orchids also absorb nutrients though the leaves so would this apply to Dendros as well as the larger leaf varieties? I was thinking in terms of morning spraying that could contain a weak fertiliser. Rex.

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