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How to get Cymbidium orchid to flower


By Mageth

sussex, United Kingdom Gb

can anyone tell me how to get this plant to flower again? Ive heard that it needs cool conditions. Should I try it outside, bringing it in if its very cold?



Well, mine have been disappointing this year - only two have one flower stem each instead of two per plant.

However, what I do is put them outside in the shade for the 'summer' and then bring them in when the weather turns a bit cooler - in September normally. Then I start feeding them again. This USUALLY works... but the summer was so dire that I am quite sure it affected their flowers.

Don't put them out yet, it's not warm enough!

4 Apr, 2009


thanks Spritzhenry, I will do that at the end of the month

4 Apr, 2009

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