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Re pot blooming keiki?

Florina Parvu
7 years ago

Hi, I'm new here and a newbie with orchids. I need some advice.

One year ago I rescued a dying phal and this year she put out 2 small keikis.

I read online about what to do with baby orchids and the main idea was to wait for the roots to grow, so I waited. Now that the roots are fully grown I want to re pot it next to her mother, but the small keiki is growing now a flower spike.

What do I do? Wait for it to flower and shed then re pot? I'm afraid that the mother orchid will die soon, her leaves are really soft and I'm not sure how long it will last or if she can still grow the keikis and flowers.

I attached photos of the mother (when I rescued her the main growing node was already rotted), the blooming keiki and small other keiki.

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