Any truth to this?

boothbay(7)April 27, 2011

I read in another orchid forum where an expert grower in Orchids gave a tip on how to force more bloom in a Phal after the last flower dropped. He/she said to go down on that spike to the first bloom node and detect a 'swelling' in that spike at the base of that node and cut it. That swelling is your next bloom . I am just at that stage as soon as my last bloom ends. So far I see no swelling in that area that was depicted. Maybe by cutting it there the swelling begins?

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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

"an expert grower in orchids" who are these guys and gals? Anyway, you have asked the eternal question and the choice is up to you. Link to the FAQ on the subject below.

Here is a link that might be useful: reblooming orchid spikes.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2011 at 7:00PM
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