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Phal. Joy Micholuedde

This is a discussion on Phal. Joy Micholuedde within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by zainal abidin That is nature for most of the phal species, I ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    That is nature for most of the phal species, I was told by my friends during buds time if we spraying with mineral/ ion Calcium such as Calcium chloride/gluconate the flower will point upwards it's happen to Phaius trankervillae so far I never try it maybe we can try as experiment.
    I use a calcium/magnesium supplement twice a month. I think it's in the DNA of the plant. Some orchids have flowers that point down and some point outward. I guess for species that grow in trees it would help attract insects if the flowers pointed down.

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    Still Jeff it is a very impressive plant and I still love the jug!

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