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Thread: Vanda keiki separated without roots - HELP!

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    Question Vanda keiki separated without roots - HELP!

    I'm wondering, hoping, someone here knows what to do. I've only recently gotten into orchids and have been trying to rescue a Vanda orchid my mother had laying around the yard completely discarded. I found it with only two roots and two keikis coming out the sides. I made the ultimate MISTAKE... I separated the mum from the keikis thinking that would be easier to save all three. Needless to say now all three are suffering and I don't know how to get them to send out new roots. They are all rootless. Any and all advice would be welcomed please.

    Did I kill the orchid? Is it a lost cause?

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    If it has no roots, likely it will not survive. How is it doing?

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    If it has no roots, likely it will not survive. How is it doing?

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    It's exactly the same. It has a bump I'm trying to nurture but not much growth at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeronicaUlloa View Post
    It's exactly the same. It has a bump I'm trying to nurture but not much growth at all.
    If there is a bump of a root, maybe hope is not lost. Keep doing what you are doing and maybe by the spring it will reward you with some roots!!

    cheers,
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