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Oncidium loridum

This is a discussion on Oncidium loridum within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by espranch Michael, do you by any chance know if that orchid WAS ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    Michael, do you by any chance know if that orchid WAS called "mule eared oncidium?" I have one like it, but it grows & grows and will not bloom. Thanks...Betty
    Yep. Still is by most people, including me, most of the time.

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    Has yours ever bloomed? If so...can you give us any culture hints to get blooms? Thanks...Betty

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    Betty mine blooms regularly twice every year. The key is light. It needs very bright light, I grow it on the topmost hanger. You can tell if your plant gets enough light by looking at the colour of the mature leaves, they should not look bright or dark green, but olive in color and should have reddish undersides and plenty of red spots on the leaves, then they will surely bloom.
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    Has yours ever bloomed? If so...can you give us any culture hints to get blooms? Thanks...Betty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Saar View Post
    Yep. Still is by most people, including me, most of the time.
    Me too. ::

    Nice long spike and blooms!!
    cheers,
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    how do you treat it?

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