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Old 05-23-2008, 12:58 AM
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My 2-cents worth: Don't deflask too soon. Wait until the plants have good root support. Cattleyas often "autoclone" in flask, so you may see a lot of little brushy plants growing up around the larger ones. If that has happened, don't try to separate all the little ones, just keep them with the big ones or in clumps of their own. When you receive the flasks, post pics, and people here on the forum can better advise you on how to proceed.

If you haven't already, you should read about deflasking on Troy Meyers' website (Meyers Conservatory). Go to the informational pages and you will see a link called "Caring for seedlings removed from flasks ...". This has a lot of good information on how to deflask.

Good luck!
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