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My First Cymbidium

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    Default My First Cymbidium

    This is my first Cymbidium that I was able to grow here in Fort Worth
    Texas. I bought it last year around Easter and I got
    it to bloom again Jan 3 2009.

    Cymbidium Via Mar Tranquilla"Mt Cook"
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    Great! Do you keep it outside?

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    Very nice, I love the pink edge on the lip.

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    Very cool! I don't quite understand cymbidium culture. I've heard they like cool, but how much sun? Would they like the Northeast?

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    Pretty!
    I would give it as much sun as possible. Try to avoid north if you can. Generally orchids with grass-like foliage require more light than ones with broad leaves

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    I too like the pink on the lip...very pretty!

    Quote Originally Posted by annacello View Post
    Very cool! I don't quite understand cymbidium culture. I've heard they like cool, but how much sun? Would they like the Northeast?
    Yes they do well here. I move mine outside come spring and give practically full sun and feed heavily. I leave them out, in the fall, for a cool down and then bring them into my sunroom in front of the a west facing slider door. If you are going to try one, find a compact one for standards get gigantic!

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