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How long does it normally take for the phal's spike to start blooming

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    How long does it normally take for the phal's spike to be fully grown and start flowering

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    I don't know that there is an absolute answer for this question. I'm reasonably certain that many factors govern the developement, growth and flowering of phal spikes. I have several beginning their spikes now and don't expect flowers much before January. I'm growing in a GH. I'm sure there will be many different answers to your question.

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    Somewhere around 60 days from the start of the spike.
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    It is different on different ones. I have some species phals that take forever and a day (at least if feels like it) before they finally put out buds and bloom. The spikes are there for ever! And then some hybrids that seem to put up a three inch spike one night and it is a foot the next night and before I have time to stake it up, it has already got buds swelling up and getting ready to open. So, a wide range of time lines.

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    Its depend from one species to the other species or hybrids.Minimum at least three weeks to one month especially in tropical country and than begin to bloom.

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    For the Onc how long does the blooming cycle take?

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    My oncs take 2 or 3 years!

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