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Phal Newberry Parfait "Picotee"

This is a discussion on Phal Newberry Parfait "Picotee" within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a re-spike because I was trying to grow a keiki but got a ...

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    Default Phal Newberry Parfait "Picotee"

    This is a re-spike because I was trying to grow a keiki but got a spike instead. I believe this is because I applied the keiki paste during cool temperatures. Even though the instructions say to apply about a week after the last flower opens, I have read that temperature has a greater affect on keiki production (ORCHIDS JANUARY 2007 WWW.AOS.ORG) (Journal of Experimental Botany, Vol. 57, No. 15, pp. 4043–4049, 2006
    doi:10.1093/jxb/erl176 Advance Access publication 30 October, 2006). The flowers are on the small side for this plant and only 4 of them when usually the spike is lined with flowers....



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    Oh, that's beautiful! I got one weeks ago, it just started to spike, can't wait!

    Can't get to the article, do I need membership to view it? I am interested as a lot of phal gives me keiki instead of spike, and I want SPIKE.

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    The references are just references. I downloaded the articles. Provide me an email and I will send you the PDF. lasserh@hotmail.com

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