Bulb. Rothschildianum 'Frank Smith'

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Nov 14, 2022
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It is a crawler. Perhaps 1 1/2” between bulbs. I pot mine in shallow plastic 5 or 6” azalea pots. They can remain in those for at least a year.
I use a seedling bark mix for the lower half of the pot and sphagnum moss for the top half. I put them in fresh moss every spring. They are very shallow rooted orchids so if you put them in a deeper pot, it is all useless space.
For me under lights, they put out new growths everywhere. Maybe for a five bulb mother plant, I get three of four new leads, three quarters of those flower.
I have the clone Red Chimney and two other clones. It is my favorite Bulbophyllum.
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