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Trichoglottis smithii

Discussion in 'Orchid Culture' started by Pook, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. Pook

    Pook Disneyed

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    How cool do folks grow this successfully? I saw one in person this weekend at POE, but I'm not sure I can provide warm enough conditions for it. So I'm wondering just how low a temp it can tolerate and still grow well.
     
  2. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    mine is in 57-62F for two or three months in the winter. Plant is doing fine.

    Edit: I don't grow it bright either.
     
  3. Pook

    Pook Disneyed

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    Thanks Tom. I can manage that!
     
  4. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    You're welcome. Enjoy the fragrance when it blooms!
     
  5. Kitty

    Kitty AKA\Debby

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    you say you don't grow it to bright, brighter than a species Phal? how about as bright as an Angraecum? I picked one up at POE also...I grow the Trichoglottis brachiata at aprox. 3000 ft. candle, with the catts and Brassia, I grow them in spag moss and clay pot's with lots of roots growing the length of the plant. The smithii I bought is so small in compaireson how did you pot your's?:)
     
  6. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Mounted, ~1500FC
     
  7. Kitty

    Kitty AKA\Debby

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    thanks, I'll mount mine also and hang it on the brighter end of the Phal wall:)