Orchid season is nearly over

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StroppyChops
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Orchid season is nearly over

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:38 pm

The local garden guy tells me orchids finish flowering about now and are semi-dormant by the end of the month. Mine are certainly shedding their leaves, although all pots have a new spike.

Here's my latest bloom:
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Re: Orchid season is nearly over

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Sun Nov 02, 2014 3:46 pm

Nice, mine were looking really good when I left PP to head back to work, heaps of flowers...I hope the missus has been taking care of them in my absence!
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Re: Orchid season is nearly over

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:00 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:Nice, mine were looking really good when I left PP to head back to work, heaps of flowers...I hope the missus has been taking care of them in my absence!
Do you feed yours? Not sure whether to add some slow release granules...
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