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Old 09-22-2018, 02:10 AM
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I also grow almost all my Paphs in LECA. I suspect you are not watering them enough.

I took notes on growing Sophronitis brevipedunculata at a talk at our orchid society. The notes are here:
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I also grow almost all my Paphs in LECA. I suspect you are not watering them enough.
Thank you for you attention and you opinion.
I grow in LECA Paphiopedilum micrantum, Paphiopedilum armeniacum and Paphiopedilum Maudiae vinicolor.
The problem is that the volume of the pot is 800 ml, and LECA remained constantly not just wet, but very wet, damp. Paphiopedilumes very slowly grew leaves. They lost 2 lower leaves. I transferred them from semihydroponics to simple expanded LECA with frequent watering. The state of orchids improved. Armeniacum has grown 2 sprouts, and is growing a new leaf. Micrantum began to grow a new leaf. But Maudiae tried to grow new roots, which grow 1-2 cm and turn black, with such roots already 5. Maudie began to dry the third of the three leaves. Yes, I think problems are added by the fact that there are not enough light on the north side, but they do not need much light. But by the next summer I will have a lamp for 24,000 lumens in north greenhouse.
And ahead, after October 15, mobile greenhouse will move on the south side.

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I took notes on growing Sophronitis brevipedunculata at a talk at our orchid society. The notes are here:
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Thank you, it is very interesting and useful information about Sophronitis brevipedunculata and other orchids.

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Hello, total view in October



Some weeks ago I changed a watering mode of my orchids. Paphiopedilumes micrantum, armeniacum and Maudiae I watering once per 4 days. And now I receive answer. New leaves from armeniacum...



...and bud from micrantum, but I don't sure.




Another orchids corrected by the watering mode too. Dendrobium grow very big bulb. Cattleya aclandiae have new growth.

And now ready new bulb of Psychopsis Mariposa var. alba


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Full view of south part (winter part) of my mobile greenhouse after moving orchids from the north (summer) part in the sunset


General view of the thermal drive and the door spring


Upper side


Lower side


middle view


top down view


bottom up view


"Sewerage and heating" wastewater container and fan heater


The fan heater is included in the extension ...


... which comes out of the thermal relay, as well as there is a small fan that drives the air in the compartment, it works through the time relay


... and a thermal sensor thermostat, not very clearly visible, it's hard to get through with a camera


Something like that

---------- Post added at 06:31 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:13 PM ----------

Well, it's spam of my plants many of them are slightly saline but I water them almost without fertilizer now, I think it will slowly be washed.

I think it's a pedicus in a psychosis, but I'm not sure


I think it's stop leaf of micranthum. But what is inside this?


It's funny armeniacumes


Does brevipedunculata first grow a boot and then grow a bud in it?


Two new phalaenopsises


Bulbufilumes fetid and semi-white magician


Cattleya luteola ‘GC’ 4N x ‘H&R’


Immediately after Phalaenopsis, locate new, third, growth of Cattleya aclandiae since May 2018 It have characteristic red dots on it


............................Orchid planting scheme..............................

Vanda Fuchs Delight x Dr. Anek..............Vanda Pachara Delight, FCC/JOGA
Phal. Jiuhbao fashion..........................Phal. White Lightning Flash
Cattleya aclandiae.............................Cattleya Tholspol Spot x nobilior
Sophronitis brevipedunculata................Cattleya luteola ‘GC’ 4N x ‘H&R’
Den.anosmum'June' x Den.parishii..........Phalaenopsis philippinensis
Paph.micranthum..............................Dendr obium unicum
Paph. armeniacum.............................Cattleya x hardyana (dowi. x warz.)
Bulb. putidum..................................Bulb. fascinator v.semi-alba
Paph. maudiae Vinicolor......................Onc.Mariposa alba
Blc. King of Taiwan............................Slc. (Cattleya) Love Castle ‘Kurenai'

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Attractive and innovative. Have they bloomed for you?
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Attractive and innovative. Have they bloomed for you?
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No, They are fresh plants, I received them in summer and autumn 2018. I hope Psychopsis will bloom and may be micranthum.
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Little story of Psychopsis mariposa alba green valley in LECO
I received this plant in may 2018 which new growth:

During summer it grew this bulb:

And now it grow spike!

Spike!!!

And grow new growth:
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We expect the frosts to -38C (-36F) outside, now of course also not hot -35C (-31F) . Therefore, I’m not risking reducing the heating threshold by 1C degree in greenhouse, from +13C (+55F) to + 17C (+63F), while I’ll leave +14C (+57F) - + 18C (+65F), while now the window temperature is + 7C (44F), and the temperature of the nearest orchids are +14C (+57F) - +15C (+59F).
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Psychopsis's spike increase till 5 cm (2 inch)
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Paph.micranthum. Are there two flower buds inside stop leaf?
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