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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By camille1585
I didn't know this plant could make so many buds...

I didn't know this plant could make so many buds per spike! Perhaps it's because mine is still young, but usually I have 1-2 buds on each.
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By camille1585
Sorry, no Phal pics to be found! Mostly Pleuros,...

Sorry, no Phal pics to be found! Mostly Pleuros, Draculas and the likes.

So, from what I found, he regularily gives talks at orchid societies, and usually has a stand at the annual 'big' show in...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-01-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By camille1585
I know I came across some reviews recently, but...

I know I came across some reviews recently, but can't remember in what direction they were. I remember that back where I moved here some 10 years ago, the reviews were so-so (if I recall correctly),...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-01-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By camille1585
Ditto the questions above. While there very...

Ditto the questions above.

While there very well might be a problem, the fact that the plant has only 4 leaves versus 9-14 may not be so problematic. I have a handful of Phals that hold on to...
Forum: Photography 02-27-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By camille1585
It's a bug that appeared in one of the last forum...

It's a bug that appeared in one of the last forum updates (many years ago) and there's nothing we can do about it and you aren't doing anything wrong. Over the years I've gotten used to having to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By camille1585
Roots are roots whether they are in a pot, air,...

Roots are roots whether they are in a pot, air, or water and will have the same cell structure (going back to your question, all have a velamen). The difference is in the properties the root develops...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 384
Posted By camille1585
As someone who works in a company growing leafy...

As someone who works in a company growing leafy vegetables and herbs on a massive scale in hydroponics, I can tell you that your last statement is false, or at the very least incomplete. Roots that...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-23-2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By camille1585
Now that is a fantastic display with those huge...

Now that is a fantastic display with those huge keikis! Do you have plans to separate those keikis at some point?

While you will never find the exact name of the hybrid, these types (spotted...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-23-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By camille1585
I agree with Roberta about repotting being ok,...

I agree with Roberta about repotting being ok, but once the flowers are open. Phals generally don't miss a beat when repotting, even in bloom, however they can be more sensitive when in bud. I...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-22-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard! Sorry that no one has...

Welcome to Orchidboard! Sorry that no one has tried to help you with your questions yet.

Repotting was a good idea, but applying hdrogen peroxide is not. It's quite agressive and can damage all...
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-22-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By camille1585
O think Orchidtinkerer's second suggestion with...

O think Orchidtinkerer's second suggestion with the trays to catch runoff is problably what is the most workable, and most commonly done. Quite a few people have rigged up a shelfing system to deal...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-20-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By camille1585
Orchidtinkerer, this is an orchid forum. You are...

Orchidtinkerer, this is an orchid forum. You are welcome to voice your opinion about orchids and plants and related things, but historically OB had tried to keep potentially touchy subjects like...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-20-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By camille1585
Steve (Isurus) is in Texas in the Austin area,...

Steve (Isurus) is in Texas in the Austin area, and posted a video 5 days ago on Youtube. He has filled his mudroom and other parts of his house with all his orchids which normally live out in the...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 976
Posted By camille1585
To add to this, I have indirect contacts in the...

To add to this, I have indirect contacts in the vaccine development world which have said that a major difference is the money that has been thrown at this vaccine. In a usual situation the yearly...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,540
Posted By camille1585
Excellent suggestion, and the vendor that has the...

Excellent suggestion, and the vendor that has the Cherokee Purple also has these! I used to sow the same 2 varieties each year, and have started testing a few new types the past couple years to see...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,540
Posted By camille1585
I'm so jealous, not only do you already have ripe...

I'm so jealous, not only do you already have ripe tomatoes, but delicious ones at that! I won't be sowing my seeds until end of March...

You guys have made me so curious about Cherokee Purple that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-19-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By camille1585
That Phal looks very good. New leaves often feel...

That Phal looks very good. New leaves often feel a bit soft, and they also tend to color up more easily than mature leaves when exposed to higher light. Phals with pink/purple flowers also tend to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-18-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By camille1585
Recirculation is already mandatory in Dutch...

Recirculation is already mandatory in Dutch nurseries, but commercial orchid nurseries were exempted from this since orchids are extremely salt sensitive if you compare them to nearly all other pot...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-18-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By camille1585
About sodium, I read an article about it a few...

About sodium, I read an article about it a few days ago, and managed to find it again. In 2027 dutch nurseries must fully recirculate their water, and with orchids they are concerned about the sodium...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-18-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By camille1585
That is a fanstastic looking Black Pearl!! Very...

That is a fanstastic looking Black Pearl!! Very nicely done. How long have you been growing this plant? It certainly has an impressive number of spikes on it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By camille1585
You can mix whatever you want, in the proportions...

You can mix whatever you want, in the proportions you want. It all depends on the needs of the specific orchid and what you are trying to achieve... The proportions can also depend on your climate....
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-16-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By camille1585
Nice windowsill set-up! You have some nice...

Nice windowsill set-up! You have some nice looking 'non-orchid' plants, especially that super nice mount in the last photo!

As to Vandas, many people in the Netherlands grow them using the vase...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-16-2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By camille1585
Is there a reason why you are specifically...

Is there a reason why you are specifically looking for RainMix? Rainmix is a version of MSU fertilizer, and was developed in the US at Michigan State University, hence the name. Akerne Orchids...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-14-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By camille1585
Interesting discussion about bark, and it works...

Interesting discussion about bark, and it works so well for me that I never really thought that some people may have polar opposite experiences with it.

These are my obervations over the years:
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-12-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By camille1585
Word of warning about this type of mealybug. They...

Word of warning about this type of mealybug. They can be found everywhere, and not just on plants. I couldn't figure out why they kept coming back after weekly rotating chemical treatments. I...
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