branching phalaenopsis

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philoserenus

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i've been looking through a lot of the phalaenopsis pictures and i've noticed the spikes are highly branched. can u induce that somehow or is it in the genetics such that they branch multiple times like Phal. schilleriana?
 

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The postential to branch is genetic, from several species including schilleriana. The actual expression of the potential requires good culture. Only a healthy vigorous Phal will branch if its genetics allow branching. Makes sense?
 

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yes it does help, thank you.

wat particular parentage or species have the genetics that favors branching (assuming they are grown well)?
 
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