Quantcast

Cyp babies

Slippertalk Orchid Forum

Help Support Slippertalk Orchid Forum:

E

Ellen

Guest
I just planted out the small first-year cyp seedlings that I got from Post Hill, Cyp favillianum and Cyp reginae. All were very healthy in their little plastic baggies even after several weeks of being forgotten in the refrigerator! For those who haven't seen them, they're basically just roots with a tiny sprout that presumably will grow into a plant. I compotted them in a mix of fine gravel, perlite and coir fiber and put them outside on a shelf. We'll see what happens. It's cold (40s-50s) and rainy here this week, so the transition from the fridge should be gradual. I think our climate (Zone 8) is borderline for growing cyps, so am curious to see if it's possible.
 
E

Ellen

Guest
Cyp sighting! The favillianum are sending up tiny shoots, but no sign of the reginae yet.
 
E

Ellen

Guest
I've now got 7 favillianum up and getting green! Finally, 2 of the reginae are also starting to peek up out of the medium. They seem to be slower. Tom, do you just have the reginae, or some others, too?

I'll try to post pics soon.
 

Latest posts

Top