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My miniature beauties !!!!

Discussion in 'Orchid Hybrids' started by Roly0217, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. Roly0217

    Roly0217 Orchid Junkie

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    Hello everyone !!!!

    I just wanted to share with you some of my little Tolumnias. Unfortunately these guys have no tags because they are Home Depot plants but none the less they look beautiful !!!
    Tolumnias 001 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 002 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 003 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 004 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 005 (Medium).jpg
     
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  2. Roly0217

    Roly0217 Orchid Junkie

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    Here are the rest of the pictures
    Tolumnias 006 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 007 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 008 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 009 (Medium).jpg Tolumnias 010 (Medium).jpg
     
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  3. abaxter

    abaxter New Member

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    I'm impressed. You're growing Tols. in pots. How do you do that? The only way I can grow them is stick mounted.
     
  4. Rita-mo

    Rita-mo Just One More Please

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    Man! I wish I had a Home Depot around here , beautiful colors!
     
  5. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    I love Toluminas, even hybrids :)

    I had a number of them at one time but I traded them away to make room when I became a species snob. I had success growing them in pots to when I had them and I used fine charcoal as the medium because it dried out quickly
     
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    Wanda Orchid Nut

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    LOVELY!!!
     
  7. Brant

    Brant dazed

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    WOW, GREAT GROWING !! , they are good for a few years then they DIMP on me.
     
  8. dounoharm

    dounoharm almost there

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    roly your little guys are all standing tall even tho they have no tags! they are gorgeous!
     
  9. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    I adore Tolumnias and I never buy any when I am at orchid shows. I need to get some of these!
     
  10. Roly0217

    Roly0217 Orchid Junkie

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    Thank you all for your kind comments !!! These are the only ones for now but hopefully I'll be able to add some different ones to the collection soon. Thanks for looking !!!
     
  11. Yug

    Yug Orchid Pest

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    I love those little jewels, but I don't have much luck with them.

    Great job!
     
  12. EGOISTA

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    Umh :clap:how interesting! Do you know how named the ibrids in your pictures?


    Yes Tom, it's true but if you want to do a test, we use to mount plants on grapevine wood believe with good results!!! It is an excellent medium for orchids with very fine roots (I don't recommend for the Bulbophyllum)
     
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    Those plants are beautiful. Can they be grown easily in the house or do they need special care. I do not have a green house, and I do not want a terrarium type grow area. They are certainly appealing for beauty and size (less space requirements means more orhcids!!)
     
  14. EGOISTA

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    I think you can try, even I don't have a greenhouse,Tolumnias are not difficult if you let dry up the roots before giving a water again.
    You can grow on pots with the special compost used by Tom,
    I grow almost everything about cork, my tolumnias are mounted on grapevine wood, and hang up support for photos, covered with moss ... I do not know if I have good ear! I Know grapevine wood is difficoult to find for you , I don't know other tipe of wood that can you use..

    What do you think the others?