Sunday, December 9, 2012

Bulbophyllum Memoria Richard Mizuta

About eighteen months ago I bought this plant specifically to divide and sell. I saw this plant in the first few minutes of an orchid event and knew it would not remain unsold long. I thought it would divide into several good pieces and it had a flower and two or three buds. I don't have a flower picture because I did not secure the plant properly in my car to take home so the flower and all the buds were broken.

Bulbophyllum Memoria Richard Mizuta - Plant photo by Richard Lindberg

I have finally taken it apart. There are sixteen pieces with four of those what I would consider a decent size and shape. The plant has a long rhizome and a tendency to form a mat, growing every which way.

This is a primary hybrid, the cross Bulbophyllum lobbii X Bulbophyllum affine. I don't have my own picture but here is one showing the potential that Bulbophyllum Memoria Richard Mizuta has to form a pretty specimen.

I will pot these in plastic and sphagnum within the next couple of days. I will offer a couple of pieces as a free orchid, but wait for the post. No claims before then, please.

4 comments:

  1. Richard, I have been a fan of your site for over a year now but as of yet posted any comments. Did I miss the Bulb Mem Richard Mizuta. Can you help me with a place where I might purchase one? Thanks. I enjoy your blog. I have developed many orcids from back-bulbs, keikeis, and small cuttings that others were throwing away.
    Thanks and keep posting.

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  2. Richard, I'll sell you a 5 PB piece for $10 plus shipping. I don't sell on EBay in winter because bidding is low, but mostly because of weather and plants getting left out in the cold.

    The piece will be bare root.

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    1. That would be great. How do I pay? I live in Orlando so the weather shouldn't be too cold for shipping.
      Thanks

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  3. Go to www.backbulb.com and email me using that address.

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