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Knoxville Tennessee
Feb 11, 2018 10:13 AM CST
What kind of these leaves? I bought them for orchids but they sure don't look like it
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Name: Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
Orchid Judge
Region: United States of America Echinacea Hostas Region: Michigan Butterflies Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
Orchids Cat Lover Birds Dahlias
Feb 11, 2018 10:26 AM CST
Very difficult to identify at that young age.
Are you claiming that you purchased these as terrestrial orchids?
It could be weed seeds germinating before the orchid seed does but you just can't grow orchids from seed easily!! There is a very important relationship that exists between the seed and a microrhyzal fungi. This symbiotic relationship exists between all orchids, not just terrestrial ones.
Without the fungus, the orchids can't possibly servive.
"Our children are the messages we send to a time that we will never see."
Name: Will Creed
Professional indoor plant consultan
Feb 11, 2018 10:29 AM CST
Look like weeds to me!
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
I now have a book available on indoor plant care
Knoxville Tennessee
Feb 11, 2018 10:32 AM CST
Thank you

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