Category Archives: Shoots


Among orchids we find species with monopodial and sympodial growth types. The first is characterized by the constant domination of the growth tip, The plant therefore has theoretically unlimited length growth possibilities. The second type consists in taking over the function of the growth tip by one of the side buds after the current main shoot has faded.. Monopodial orchids are relatively few. Systematically they belong to ... Read More »