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Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year is arriving in about two week’s time. Looking to shop for some orchids fresh from our local farm? Here’s a few recommendations this Year of Monkey. =) *Red Packets and Mandarin Oranges not included ;P  2015 was a busy year with the SG50 celebrations. Vanda Miss Joaquim supplies for the year were […]

Random Orchids

Random Orchids

Here are some random orchids snapped earlier month. The mutation on the left is my favourite amongst the three Dendrobium mutations that flowered again recently. These mutations are not available for sales at the moment, just sharing the pictures in the meantime.  😛 A few varieties of Epidendrums has also started flowering this month. Epidendrum funckii […]

Dendrobium Lucian Pink

Dendrobium Lucian Pink “Splash”

Back in 2009, I’ve written an entry describing the various type of splash orchids found in our nursery. Splash orchids occurs from mutations. They cannot be mericloned as clones will revert back to the original colour. Thus, the usually the only way to replicate them is via slow manual process of vegetative propagation. Below are […]

New Orchids in Bloom

New Orchids in Bloom

We have about 15 varieties of new orchids that started flowering this November and updated in our giftshop. Post will be updated with a couple more pictures when cataloged.

Creating Variations via Self Pollination

Creating Variations via Self Pollination

Self-pollination can be done to produce a range of varying offspring. Usually, the offspring plant with the most desirable phenotypical characterisitics are selected for cloning (A.K.A. mass production). In reality, a batch of clones are not guaranteed to yield identical flowers. A slight degree of variance can still surface; and mutations (due to chemical/environment etc) amongst […]