Orchids forum: Question about Rhyncholaelia digbyana

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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
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ctcarol
May 10, 2014 4:40 PM CST
I know Jim and Ursula both have this plant, and water daily. Is this one watered daily also? http://andysorchids.com/Search...) I really want this one to succeed. Confused
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
May 10, 2014 5:11 PM CST
Two tips from me: mount it on a piece of wood and water or at least mist daily. It also likes bright light, even some sun.

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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
May 10, 2014 5:20 PM CST

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Yes, I do pretty much the same here. Full sun here in NJ, mounted on a piece of wood ( I use a good piece of wood from an old Blueberry bush) and watered daily.
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
May 10, 2014 6:17 PM CST
That's what I figured. I was very surprised at Andy's instructions. I suppose that since he is a stones throw from the sea it would make some difference, but I wouldn't think that much. It is mounted, and gets bright to full sun. At least you agree on that.
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Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
May 10, 2014 6:37 PM CST
Don't get me started on Andy.

Jim
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
May 10, 2014 7:39 PM CST
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