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Maria's grow area

This is a discussion on Maria's grow area within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I grow all my orchids outside on 5 shelves. These are pictures of all my ...

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    Default Maria's grow area

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    My grammatophyllum speciosum, Grammatophyllum wallisii and cyrtopodium punctatum

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    Grammaophyllum hybrids:

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    Some more hybrid grammatophyllum:

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    Here's a closeup of the roots for that gramm:

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    I have been mounting more and more orchids on cedar slabs. Here are some pictures of the root development. I've tried different woods, and the chids have taken to cedar like with no other type:

    A schomburgkia hybrid:

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    Another schomb hybrid:

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    This Laelia splendida is essentially mounted on a wood basket:

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    Another schomb hybrid:

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    A closeup of another schomb hybrid:

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    Yet another one: this is a teeny baby:

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    This is another shelf. The one with the spike is a Laelia anceps:

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    The twins, as I like to call them: 2 Laelia superbiens var. alba, some schomb hybrid babies and a schomb hybrid:

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    I divided this about 4 weeks ago and the roots have developed fairly quickly:

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    I just bought these two Grammatophyllum species:

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    more plants on another shelf:

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    My Eulophia petersii:

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    More Catts on another shelf:

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    An oncidium sphacelatum and the big pot in the corner is my huge Dendrobium moschatum:

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    Here are the canes of my D. moschatum:

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    and some of its keikis:

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    Congratulations so neat and beautiful growing area your Eulophia petersii is really very healthy maybe just a matter of time to produce spike.

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    Great growing Maria!

    cheers,
    BD

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    Lots of happy, healthy and well grown orchids. Good job.

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