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by bonbon58 on January 31, 2005 02:19 AM
I recently bought a Dendrobium orchid. It flowered and now it is just sitting there. A stalk that was poking out of the growing medium did continue to grow another half an inch but then winter hit and it seems to be dormant. Should I keep watering it at the same rate even though it's not growing? Should I reduce the amount of water and just water it once a week giving it about a 1/4 cup of water? Any help would defintely keep this plant alive.
by TomR on January 31, 2005 04:09 PM
Let it dry out completely between waterings. They store some water in thier psudobulbs. Then water well and repeat. Feed 1/2 strength 10-10-10 or 20-20-20 or 15-30-15 every otherwatering and give it BRIGHT light.

Tom

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by bonbon58 on February 02, 2005 04:32 AM
Thanks Tom, I will give that try.

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