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Old 06-13-2022, 05:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Old 06-13-2022, 05:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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That's it!! Congratulations!
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Pretty much one calendar year from when I cut a huge pup off of Lou. It never lost a leaf if I recall. Started pushing pups is a couple of weeks. Crazy genes on that one.
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Same plant. 13 months ago or so I thought I had bitten off more than I could chew...

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That pup was a beast!
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Yeah I have a fairly big leg haha. Ferrigno. 'Nuff said 😀
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ok well it's official, not that I doubted Donald

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It looks a little strange but I haven't seen very many in the wild.

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Congrats, you might actually get a bunch!
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It pushed a small leaf, then a weird one even smaller and NOW I see the flag leaf peeking
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Not too many but it's something

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Not bad at all brother!
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I expect the orinoco I got from you to pop some later. About 7-8' of pstem currently. I expect some from that, praying hands, the blue java and (2) other namwahs this year but they need to come on of they're going to do it.
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I expect the orinoco I got from you to pop some later. About 7-8' of pstem currently. I expect some from that, praying hands, the blue java and (2) other namwahs this year but they need to come on of they're going to do it.
Yeah I hear you, I'm waiting for my Veinte Cohol, Praying Hands, Cali Gold, and the rest of my Orinocos to flower anytime soon.
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Speak of the devil look what I found today
I completely missed that half-length surfboard flag leaf
Flower just peeking out from my 2nd Orinoco mat

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Very nice
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