Flask baby report – the very first flower!!

Oh this is sooo exciting! My very first flask baby to flower – and she did it in record time! This Oerstedella centradenia came from Roellke in Germany and it was flasked out in May of 2008. That makes a trip from flask to flower of no more than 1,5 years. Impressive!

Both of the original […]

By |November 26th, 2009|Flask babies, Projects|4 Comments

New orchid flask babies

Since most of the orchid flask babies from last summer has moved from the nursery I thought it was time for a new set of little ones. It takes time to look after the little ones, but I really enjoy following their development. Here we have the new gang from Equatorial Plants plus a bottle of Sedirea japonica seedlings I bought from […]

By |August 1st, 2009|My orchids|0 Comments

Flask babies update

Time for another update on the flask baby project. Yesterday was a big day! The first few teenagers got to move out of the community pots and into a little pot of their own today. :) Granted, I still placed them in sphagnum moss and keep them in a separate mini-greenhouse in pretty much the same conditions […]

By |January 19th, 2009|Flask babies, Projects|0 Comments

New orchid order from Roellke…

Roellke in Germany usually has a sale on young plants for xmas and the more plants you buy the better the price… this year a few people on the forum i frequent decided to go in on an order together. We all ordered a bunch of plants so they only cost 5 euros per plant […]

By |January 16th, 2009|A day in the life of...|0 Comments

An alien driving a gokart…

My Ascocenda Princess mikasa (Blue) orchid bought from Roellke in October is now blooming sooo beautifully for the very first time! It had started setting two flower stalks, but one dried up in an early stage, wonder why… Anyway, it gave me 6 beautiful flowers this time and I am so happy!

PS! … do you […]

By |January 8th, 2009|My orchids|0 Comments

My vanda has decided to blom!!

My little princess (Ascocenda Princess Mikasa “Blue”) purchased by Roellke at the Gothenburg International Orchid Show in October has decided to flower. Two stalks are in the making… This is my first vanda, I am SOOOOO excited!!

By |November 30th, 2008|A day in the life of...|2 Comments