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Happypaphy7

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Cute little things!! Some may stay small due to thaianum influence but others might grow out quite large for the cross.
I have a thaianum primary that is larger than either parent species. Go figure!
 

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I'm inclined to think other way around: most will bloom in 2in pots and a few outliers will get big. Ross's seem to be staying tiny and he didn't use thaianum as the pod parent, like I did, which could theoretically help them stay a bit smaller. We'll see, though. We'll see. I've got 75 chances to get what I want, lol.
 

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That's what I meant to say. You would expect most out of such a pairing on the small side since both parents are small & compact.
By the way, the plant I have has thaianum as a pod parent. just saying. haha I don't believe thaianum being a pod parent influences the size of the resulting progenies any more than when it is used as a pollen parent unless there has been enough numbers to cross examine this and confirm.
 

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Only one way to find out. Which thaianum primary do you have?
Just two. Thaianum x armeniacum and then thaianum x some kind of brachy I can't remember.
T x A were mostly in the shape of a mini armeniacum but the one with the best flower is like a giant armeniacum in plant appearance. That's the only one I kept. The brachy hybrids are still babies so I will have to wait until they start to flower.

I have seen a very nice example of thainum x suk online. wish you the best!!
 

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Tnyr5 - Well done on the Crytopus! I have only ever grown dissectus and elatus, but I absolute love this genus and it's crab-claw like petals. Pls post a pic of the flower when it spikes.

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Tnyr5 - Well done on the Crytopus! I have only ever grown dissectus and elatus, but I absolute love this genus and it's crab-claw like petals. Pls post a pic of the flower when it spikes.

JL
Ugh dissectus is a dream plant of mine, but sadly, even seed is unobtainable here.
 
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