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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By SouthPark
The bark pieces in pic #1 looks quite dry there....

The bark pieces in pic #1 looks quite dry there. Or even super dry.

How long have you grown this orchid for roughly?

And is the bark media quite new? If the bark is very new and very dry ------...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By SouthPark
True!!!!!!! It does look like fairy floss!!!!!!!!

True!!!!!!! It does look like fairy floss!!!!!!!!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-13-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By SouthPark
That is indeed divine. Exquisite!

That is indeed divine. Exquisite!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By SouthPark
The entire plant can go into the humity tub ........

The entire plant can go into the humity tub ..... sort of like shown here .....

Link...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By SouthPark
Take a look at the link in the previous post too....

Take a look at the link in the previous post too.

However, when an orchid grows a keiki ------ leaf shoots generally need to sprout out first, and supported by the orchid for some fair amount of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By SouthPark
After doing some checking -------- I just...

After doing some checking --------

I just included a diagram showing my previous understanding of the situation - about whether there is any chance (or not) of roots and/or new growth to sprout...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-13-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By SouthPark
So nice that you got pics of the buds and the...

So nice that you got pics of the buds and the flower. Love the purple pattern too.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By SouthPark
Sort of like the leaves of Graptopetalum...

Sort of like the leaves of Graptopetalum paraguayense and Echeveria ----------- once the base of a leaf of those plants is gone ----- eg. snapped off or rotten, then that leaf will have no chance of...
Forum: About this board 01-12-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By SouthPark
I know that my inbox has messages that were...

I know that my inbox has messages that were incoming for private messaging. But my 'sent' or 'out' box has never had a single 'sent' message existing in there. So I assumed that either forum settings...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-12-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks for mentioning you are growing a spotted...

Thanks for mentioning you are growing a spotted catt too! Definitely looking forward to seeing photos of that one too merita!



Hi ES! This one does have a nice scent ES. The scent comes out...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-11-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By SouthPark
Fran ----- regardless of how the orchid lost its...

Fran ----- regardless of how the orchid lost its leaves (rot etc) ...... you can still significantly boost chances of some new growing activity by providing a life support system, such as even a home...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-11-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
I would 'recommend' (or suggest only) to NOT do...

I would 'recommend' (or suggest only) to NOT do it. Not on orchid roots anyway. It's just a suggestion only, as everybody has choices (and any following consequences from the choices made).

But a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-11-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
Kollba .... thanks for your message and comments....

Kollba .... thanks for your message and comments. I'll pay attention to this thread. I reckon that if using vinegar or some weak acid is a simple effective approach toward addressing this particular...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-11-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
I see! So it seems that the health of the roots...

I see! So it seems that the health of the roots and plant might not be impacted negatively - despite the colour change, right? In that case - maybe ok to keep watering with the same water. They can...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
kollba ----- what I meant was ------ if your 200+...

kollba ----- what I meant was ------ if your 200+ other orchids are doing just fine with the same water (as in their roots are staying alive) ------ then the issue is not with the water, right?
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By SouthPark
That's awesome Jeff!

That's awesome Jeff!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 917
Posted By SouthPark
mam ..... thanks for clarifying. It's quite...

mam ..... thanks for clarifying. It's quite possible that the rot might have been due to earlier times.

I forgot to load a pic that shows one of my favourite catt orchids, in quite a large pot of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 917
Posted By SouthPark
next page

next page
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 917
Posted By SouthPark
mam ----- hi there! There appears to be...

mam ----- hi there!

There appears to be discrepancy or contradiction between "have not noticed moisture in the lower part" and "obviously has not been drying out all the way down".

Just to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
Kollba ------ thanks for mentioning that. This...

Kollba ------ thanks for mentioning that. This could likely mean that the water is not the issue. Because ------ if your 200+ orchids appear to be doing just fine with that same water, then the issue...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
Not sure how much the rough cost would be for a...

Not sure how much the rough cost would be for a solar distiller that can accommodate the number of orchids you have.

It may turn out that a reverse osmosis system is what you need - even though...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
How about a solar powered system that produces a...

How about a solar powered system that produces a bit of heat to distill some water?

Probably depends on the number of orchids you have.

Some basic systems have a tub that sits out in the sun...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2021, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By SouthPark
Also - I think some catts actually do grow many...

Also - I think some catts actually do grow many bulbs before they begin to produce some bulbs that will produce a sheath or flower spikes.

The first post mentions had it for years. But that could...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-09-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By SouthPark
If the leaves do start shrivelling at some fairly...

If the leaves do start shrivelling at some fairly fast rate, then a big version of something like this will help .....

eg. a big version of saxon mini green-house or equivalent (eg. fish-tank,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-09-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By SouthPark
Just sharing another pic taken this morning of...

Just sharing another pic taken this morning of the flowers. Due to the rainy and over-cast days - it appears to be taking extra time to colour-up. The green colour has almost disappeared now.
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