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Epiphyllum Oxypetalum...

Posted by radhavall z10fl (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 16, 11 at 15:51

I would always see the spent flower in the morning. Finally at night.... Smell was not the best for me.was not as sweet as it was said..
Flower buds early evening..

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Late night...
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I do love the silky texture of the spent flower...


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RE: Epiphyllum Oxypetalum...

Nice... First time I had multiple blooms woke up multiple times during night to get pictures...:-)

Sushmita


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RE: Epiphyllum Oxypetalum...

  • Posted by mrao77 TX US zone 7 (My Page) on
    Sat, Jul 23, 11 at 17:57

Wow! beautiful! I remember staying up all night to take pictures of the first few blooms on mine. Then the plant was just a couple of feet tall and had few branches.
Now it is a huge mass of tangled stems!
What do you do to encourage blooms? Mine will bloom sporadically in early spring or late fall, but not a lot of blooms comapred to the size of the plant. I wonder why?
I feed it with high P fertilizer and have it root bound in a large 14" pot.
Any suggestions please?


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RE: Epiphyllum Oxypetalum...

Thanks Malini.

Can you please email me your address.. I hope to send you and Sushmita, plants in the next week or two.

I don't know any special fertilizer, anything in handy!!!
I see that you have J. arabian nights.. is it big to spare cuttings?


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