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Ron-NY

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Been trying to bloom this one for 2 years. I finally think I got it right. One growth had 2 buds, this growth 4 and another growth on it's way.



 
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Eric Muehlbauer

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I love cernua...I used to have one that bloomed every year, on a mount. A neighbor kid through the mount into a turtle tank. 'nuff said................Eric
 

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It needs to dry quickly after watering, therefore the cork mount. Water frequently in the summer. Fertilize regularly. Water infrequently in the winter (1X per week) Onc level light.
 

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my advice is do not overwater...

I almost killed mine as it lost most of its roots when I watered too often. I keep mine in a shallow bonsai pot. Some people grow them on slabs.
 

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I water my 'specimen' every day almost. Maybe every other day in the winter. It is mounted on cork. Covered with flowers right now, so it must work. If I could find my camera I'd take a picture.

I think the trick is don't let it stay wet. Getting it wet frequently doesn't seem to be a problem for me, but it drys out fast.
 
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