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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By camille1585
Phals and Catts are rather hardy and will...

Phals and Catts are rather hardy and will tolerate a dry spell better than other orchids (at least in my experience). Mine often go 10-14 days without water in the summer. I usually give them a good...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By camille1585
During last summer's heat wave from hell (I'm...

During last summer's heat wave from hell (I'm also in the Netherlands), I was surprised by how well my orchids coped. All the warm loving plants, like Phals, flourished and were growing like crazy....
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-20-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By camille1585
Since this post has been brought up again, I have...

Since this post has been brought up again, I have to comment on how amazing that tree looks! I'm always in awe of such old trees, which provide a living link to a human history so ancient that we...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-20-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By camille1585
50s-60s is too cold for this species, even more...

50s-60s is too cold for this species, even more so when potted in S/H, which further cools the root system. Ideally they like temps in the high 80s to low 90s, but grow fairly well at lower temps too...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 06-19-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By camille1585
That's amazing, there are so many orchids in one...

That's amazing, there are so many orchids in one place!
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 06-19-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By camille1585
Glad that worked! Sometimes cookies get corrupted...

Glad that worked! Sometimes cookies get corrupted and don't work as they should.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 06-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By camille1585
Wonderful orchids, thanks for sharing! All except...

Wonderful orchids, thanks for sharing! All except the first one were quite common where I lived near the French Alps. The Himantoglossum is one of my favorites since it's rather large and strange...
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 06-19-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By camille1585
Nothing changed as far as I'm aware, so the...

Nothing changed as far as I'm aware, so the problem isn't coming from the forum. I may be stating the obvious, bave you tried clearing all the orchidboard cookies and then trying again?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-18-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By camille1585
You are mostly correct about the effect of the...

You are mostly correct about the effect of the hormones, but to have such suppression of leafy growth while using seaweed extract /kelpmax, you would need to be using it frequently I would think, and...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-18-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By camille1585
Sounds like a deal to get a nice large plant on...

Sounds like a deal to get a nice large plant on clearance!

I still have my plant, though I didn't get flowers last year or this year. I had accidently left it outside too late and many canes...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By camille1585
No fix for the brown marks unfortunately. ...

No fix for the brown marks unfortunately.

For the wilting blooms, sounds like natural aging, the usually last 2 or so months, sometimes less, sometimes more depending on the parentage of the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By camille1585
Great that you got some photos posted! :-) ...

Great that you got some photos posted! :-)

It's rather common for blooms to wilt only a couple weeks after purchase. Open flowers and buds are rather sensitive to changes in environment...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By camille1585
Is it a photo taken with your phone or a camera?...

Is it a photo taken with your phone or a camera? There is a size limite for photos, so usually any camera photos are too large, while phone phones are usually ok. You can also have a look at this...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-17-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By camille1585
For an orchid journal, I dug through the forum to...

For an orchid journal, I dug through the forum to find an old thread I had in mind.

software database (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/identification-forum/98982-software-database.html)
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By camille1585
This was a safegaurd put in place several years...

This was a safegaurd put in place several years ago, when we were drowning in all sorts of spam. The 5 post limit was to give moderators time to see and deal with spammers before they started posting...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-17-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By camille1585
Fusarium wilt infection can't be conclusively...

Fusarium wilt infection can't be conclusively determined at a glance, and a diagnostic is usually made at a rather late stage, when the plant is doing poorly and the plant is cut into. The fungus...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to orchidboard! I was going to link to...

Welcome to orchidboard! I was going to link to the same thread, it has lots of useful information.

For the brown patches, it's probably harmless, those sort of patches on exposed roots are rather...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-14-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By camille1585
I'm getting curious about this name thing now....

I'm getting curious about this name thing now. I'll have a look in Orchidwiz this evening, even though my version of the software is massively out of date!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-13-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By camille1585
Very nice red!! That and the flwer shape remind...

Very nice red!! That and the flwer shape remind me strongly of some of its much smaller Sophronitis cousins.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-13-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By camille1585
Kelp Max is sold by our longtime members here....

Kelp Max is sold by our longtime members here. You can buy it from his site: KelpMax 1L (https://www.firstrays.com/cart/KelpMax-Kelp-Concentrate-1-Liter-Bottle)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By camille1585
Repotting now vs later really depends on the...

Repotting now vs later really depends on the state of the medium and what it is. By your description it sounds like it might be in tightly packed sphagnum. It can work well, but unless you know how...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-13-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By camille1585
I missed your reply in that thread! Interesting...

I missed your reply in that thread! Interesting approach to dealing with Catts with root problems, and I think I might try it myself. I have a Catt in rather poor shape and haven't decided yet what I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-13-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,592
Posted By camille1585
Wow, thanks for the update on the Catt, after so...

Wow, thanks for the update on the Catt, after so many years! It's so rare to find out what happens to orchids people are trying to save. Your endless patience paid off, those flowers are stunning!
...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-13-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By camille1585
I agree with what aliceinwl suggests. The mold...

I agree with what aliceinwl suggests. The mold (which I can't see in the photos) is usually a symptom and not a cause of problems. Mold on roots usually develops on rotting roots. There is no need to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-13-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By camille1585
Blooms can be sensitive to environmental changes,...

Blooms can be sensitive to environmental changes, so just the move alone could have been enough to cause them to wilt. The heat probably didn't help (though not dangerous to the plant) since flower...
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