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My first bloom for this Sharry Baby

This is a discussion on My first bloom for this Sharry Baby within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Nice job!...

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    Nice job!

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    Clearly that is one "stray" who is happy in its new home! Nicely done.

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    AH HA! A city dweller like me!! Hey Richard, would you mind sending your Sharry Baby to my house so it can coach mine on how to rebloom? Its just been sitting here in S&H growing lovely roots after lovely roots and no spikes for miles....

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    Here's an updated picture with all the buds open. I'm so happy these days to get home because as soon as I open the front door I'm welcomed by the wonderful white chocolate fragrance. For anyone that doesn't yet own this plant go out right now and get it!!!
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    Cool! Very nice looking plant! Yeah, I don't have one yet, but it's on my to get list when I visit the Orchid Show a week from now

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    This guy started opening flowers before on Oct 1st, I cut off the spike on Nov 12, and look what I saw on Dec 26th..... This plant is nuts (and it's my first ever Onc. too). Lucky me.
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    You must be treating it very well! Congratulations!

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    Wow, that's an amazing plant, how much light does it get in that window?

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    wow! great growing!
    my sharry baby hasn't done much for years other than growing more leaves. Maybe soon it will bloom

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    It's in a window facing north but up here it doesn't mean it gets scorched. Actually both my plant stands are in the corner of my apartment next to windows facing north and east so they do get a reasonable amount of sun given the fact that the afternoon sun bounces of the mirrored profiles of the other buildings around mine.

    At this point in time the spike has reached the top of the picture above. It's in S/H and is flushed one week and topped up the next. I haven't fertilized since mid October. I didn't think the growth was mature enough to flower but I guess I was wrong (luckily).

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