Orchids forum: Crazy Roots

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Name: Anna Z.
Monroe, WI
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AnnaZ
Oct 6, 2016 11:46 AM CST
My orchids were kind of in a shady corner all summer..........I didn't do much but water them. Well, golly sakes, when I went to take them in the g'house yesterday, the roots on some of the cork mounted ones had gone crazy. There are even bloom spikes too. I'll include the Vanda in this, as it got some new roots over summer, and I notice it's also got a bloom spike starting.


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Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
Oct 6, 2016 5:16 PM CST
Healthy roots mean future blooms. Good growing, Anna!

Jim
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Oct 7, 2016 6:46 AM CST

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Oh yes, fat good roots are always a good thing! Thumbs up

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