Flask baby report – the very first flower!!

Oerstedella centradenia

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 shoots are producing buds now, and there are […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:08+02:00November 26th, 2009|Categories: Flask babies, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

New orchid flask babies

Orchid flaskbaby nurserySince 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 […]

Flask babies update

uk_kull-0Flask babies: Cattleya schilleriana, Dendrobium cyanocentrum, Paphiopedilum bellatulum, Phalaenopsis amboinensisTime 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 […]

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 which is a pretty good deal (almost half price). Two species we all got as a common project. […]

An alien driving a gokart…

Ascocenda Princess Mikasa (Blue)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 also see […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:19+02:00January 8th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on An alien driving a gokart…