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Anyone into mini/ultra-mini cymbidiums?

Posted by rredbbeard SE CT USA/zone 6 (rredbbeard@yahoo.com) on
Wed, Jun 22, 11 at 20:42

I haven't had cymbidiums for a very long time, largely due to space limitations, but I purchased 2 mini's from Hausermann's this winter, so I'm getting psyched for them again. I have 'Magenta', and 'Pinkie'. Actually I have 4 of 'Pinkie'--much to my delight there were 4 little seedlings packed in one pot when I repotted last week, and I may post one for trade in a while, but only for another mini. The leaves of Pinkie are grass-like, which Is how I missed the extra babies...

Now I'm looking at plants from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate--will probably be the next place I buy from.

--Rr


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RE: Anyone into mini/ultra-mini cymbidiums?

You might also check with New World Orchids.

I've seen a couple ultra mini's at shows but the price tag has been out of my budget.


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RE: Anyone into mini/ultra-mini cymbidiums?

Hmmm...I see ultra-mini's @ SBOE for $25-35, which doesn't seem too horrible. What kind of outlandish prices did you see at the shows?

--Rr


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RE: Anyone into mini/ultra-mini cymbidiums?

Not sure if Parkside Orchid has them, but you might want to check there. If they aren't listed on the website, I would give them a call.

Sarah

Here is a link that might be useful: Parkside Orchids


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