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'Taihort Gem' miniture phal

This is a discussion on 'Taihort Gem' miniture phal within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This little orchid is what I call my "energizer bunny" of orchids. It is still ...

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    Default 'Taihort Gem' miniture phal

    This little orchid is what I call my "energizer bunny" of orchids. It is still in the same pot I brought I purchased it in. In the Winter it sits in my kitchen windowsill facing west sitting over the sink and in the Summer it goes outside for its annual vacation on the deck where it gets some morning sun. Oil is expensive and I'm frugal so I turn the heat down to 52 at night in the Winter and I only turn it up to 63 in the daytime. It had one flower spike late Winter into Spring. I cut it off when it finished blooming and at the end of June I put it outdoors. We had a very hot Summer here in New England and this is what I got as a reward!

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    Such a beauty. Great growing, Martha.

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    The mini phals are so adorable. I have one similar to yours. They are fun to give out because most people love the tiny windowsill ones. Pretty color on this one....

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    Great color on the blooms and so numerous. Nice job Martha! AL

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    It apparently loves your conditions, Martha! Good growing!

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    Fantastic photos of a lovely phal, Martha! Nice growing indeed. Love all the beautiful blooms on this mini orchid.

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    BD

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