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Dracula lotax mount

Discussion in 'Orchid Culture' started by Jon, Feb 18, 2009.

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  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I'm going to mount my drac lotax and put it in the cabinet. Should I use tree fern or cork?
     
  2. Forrest

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    cork.
     
  3. Dale

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    This species won't stay on a mount. It's natural inclination is to grow horizontally. Even when it's mounted.
     
  4. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    So would a flat piece of cork or TF do the trick, Dale? I just don't have a basket/saucer large enough for my plant.
     
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    Dale, so do they grow on large horizontal branches in situ?
     
  6. Forrest

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    nope. in baskets. Heres your sign.
     
  7. Chris

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    Don't know anything about Dracs.
     
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    I was just messing with you Chris.
     
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    Can you see the look of surprise on my face? No? Yeah me neither.
     
  10. Forrest

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    you are getting sensitive in your Texas-ness aint ya?
     
  11. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    The plant will go on an angled cork mount to allow for drainage.
     
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    You'd be just as irritable if you lived here.
     
  13. Dale

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    I think a horizontal mount would work well, Jon. It's just gonna take up a lot of real estate in your case. My plant grows well on a vertical mount, it's just not very tidy that way.

    I don't know, Chris.
     
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    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Maybe I'll just swap my large plant with the one in the GH that's a bit smaller. Thanks Dale.