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About Peter Lin

Peter  Lin is an avid business owner and orchid hybridizer, residing in North Texas, where hegrows over ten thousand orchids in his greenhouse. Peter served as the newsletter editor of the International Phalaenopsis Alliance for three years in addition to writing and publishing articles on Phalaenopsis for many orchid societies and the Taiwan International Orchid Show.  Peter grows primarily Phalaenopsis but rounds out his collection with some Cattleyas, Vandas and Paphiopedilums.

About Big Leaf Orchids

Peter Lin started growing orchids as a hobby over 30 years ago, adding to this expanding orchid hobby with his own hybridizing. He started his company, Big Leaf Orchids, in 1996, a family owned operation in Southlake, Texas, specializing in Phalaenopsis orchids. Peter travels to Taiwan annually to see the newest in Phalaenopsis breeding, allowing him to hand-select new varieties for his clients and incorporate many into his hybridizing program.  Peter specializes in growing Phalaenopsis because their flowers are long lasting, 2 to 3 months indoors and even longer in a temperature-controlled greenhouse. Peter has been recognized with numerous AOS awards, one of the most prestigious honors in the world of orchids.  His other interest in orchids includes the genera Vanda, Cattleya and Paphiopedilum.

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