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Bob in Albany N.Y.

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Here is a photo of my newly opened micranthum. It's been open a few days now. It's a light pink with a 9" tall stem. I didn't realize the stem would be so long. Is that a normal height for the stem? I have a second micranthum in sheath. If that bud can only get out of the sheath without rotting. I believe the sheath has now split so there hopes for another flowering micranthum in the month of Jan.

 

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That came out pretty good,congratualtions.

They do have tall stems and big flowers for such little plants.

Normal blooming time is late winter early spring, so I wouldn't be surprized if it doesn't get much past the sheath until February.
 

GuRu

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Hi Bob,

Your micranthum seems to be an early bird!!:wink: The long stem is really normal for micranthums. It's towering compared with the plant size. I own two different clones of micranthum and one has also a sheath so I'm in good hope for a flower in next spring.
Best regards from Germany, GuRu
 

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