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Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves

Posted by charlesb (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 20, 11 at 20:00

After blooming last yr.it started to rot.To much water.I cleaned it up and put it in a slatted wood basket.1 bloom this year,but it seems happy.
Hope you enjoy

Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves


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RE: Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves

  • Posted by jank US10 (My Page) on
    Sun, Sep 25, 11 at 20:55

So glad you could save it!!!
Please tell us how you "cleaned it up". I am losing a few to rain this week in Miami.
Thanks!
Jan


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RE: Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves

Thanks-
It wasn't as bad as all that.It had 3 dark brown and soggy p-bulbs,so I took it out of the pot,removed as much of the medium as I could,removed the p-bulbs,and then let it dry out for a few days in a shady spot.The re-potted it in the slatted basket with just a little moss,and thats it


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RE: Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves

  • Posted by jank US10 (My Page) on
    Wed, Sep 28, 11 at 22:12

Thanks, Charles!


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RE: Cattleya Mrs.Herbert Greaves

A beautiful orchid. Thanks for sharring.


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