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Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By sunfire
Thank you. Yes, I received this bulbo dry root...

Thank you. Yes, I received this bulbo dry root and wrinkled. It has pumped up a bit. I am just surprised because the new growth was growing fast and bright green until just recently. I thought it was...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-14-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By sunfire
Hi Capybara! One of my favorite animals. Up...

Hi Capybara! One of my favorite animals. Up there with the wombat and manatee! :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By sunfire
Blacking new bulbo growths

Ah! I am upset. This new growth was doing really well but now it is turning black (must be in last 2-3 days). Thereís another small growth in the back that has a similar appearance. Fungus? Advice?...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-08-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By sunfire
Small quantity. 40%. Reasonable price for small...

Small quantity. 40%. Reasonable price for small collection (USA).

Alpine WSG (https://www.domyown.com/alpine-wsg-p-2876.html)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-31-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
Thank you for this information and sharing your...

Thank you for this information and sharing your experience. I certainly have been very surprised at how quickly this plant seems to be going downhill. Very bummed. I am not sure if it came bad or if...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-30-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
Dang. :_( Well, thank you anyway. I will...

Dang. :_(

Well, thank you anyway. I will put it in plant hospice and try to enjoy its last days anyways. :bua:
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-30-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
More pictures of the set up and the disease. If...

More pictures of the set up and the disease. If any one has any suggestions please let me know.

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Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-30-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
Thanks. Yeah, I donít have a good feeling about...

Thanks. Yeah, I donít have a good feeling about this.

The pseudo bulb is black-ish but firm. It lost the one leaf and the black and yellow from the base of the good leaf is getting worse. I will...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-30-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
I realize my picture was unclear. The outer...

I realize my picture was unclear. The outer cylinder vase is 30Ē high.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-29-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
Thank you. Yes, I read they donít like to be...

Thank you. Yes, I read they donít like to be disturbed and hadnít planned on it, but since it literally fell out of the pot I figured now was as good a time as ever (the bark it came in also didnít...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-29-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By sunfire
Psychopsis help

I purchased this plant online. It arrived in a bit of a rough shape. It basically fell out of the pot when I opened up the box. The roots were relatively firm but brown, not new or growing. I soaked...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 08-06-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By sunfire
Maybe something like this?...

Maybe something like this? (https://www.joann.com/oasis-ecossentials-quart-tapered-cylinder-container-pack-of-12/18491084.html) You could also try asking a local florist if they have any pots they...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-06-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By sunfire
Saw this and thought of your post. Not super...

Saw this and thought of your post. Not super cheap though. Trays (https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/dumor-36-in-rabbit-tray-2109v0010?cm_vc=-10005)
Forum: Growing on Mounts 07-26-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By sunfire
I saw a video where someone used green synthetic...

I saw a video where someone used green synthetic 3M pot scrubbers as a mount. I do not have experience with it, wonder what others here think of this solution?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-22-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By sunfire
Thank you all for the tips!

Thank you all for the tips!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-20-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By sunfire
Wire

Just a frugal beginner who enjoys DIY. I made some rhizome clips and mount hangers with a metal coat hanger only to realize that they rust a bit. What do you use that doesnít rust. Hopefully also...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-19-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By sunfire
Okay, thank you. Bleh. Will be keeping a close...

Okay, thank you. Bleh. Will be keeping a close eye out.

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Yes, thanks, I did a search and most of the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-19-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By sunfire
Bush snails- will full repot cure? SH culture?

I discovered that an orchid I purchased several months ago had snails when I went to remount it. I removed all the old moss, used a new mount and new moss and didn't really think too much about it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-24-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By sunfire
Very random beginner questions

Why are Bulbophyllum so frequently mounted or in open slotted hanging baskets? Given their short roots and need for moisture, wouldnít that make it more difficult to ensure they have the moisture...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-24-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By sunfire
So, I watched the SFOS lecture from Bill Thoms...

So, I watched the SFOS lecture from Bill Thoms and that is how he pots his bulbos. I guess then it would make sense why it is a successful method? Retaining more water in a shallower layer of media...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-23-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By sunfire
Okay. Thank you!

Okay. Thank you!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-23-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By sunfire
If one had received a bulbo that was very...

If one had received a bulbo that was very desiccated and the leaf should do this after appropriate potting and providing ample moisture, what to do about it? Okay to wait for the leaf to fall off? ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-23-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sunfire
Thank you for taking the time to help me out...

Thank you for taking the time to help me out here!

I am using a fertilizer that I mixed up myself using the "K-Lyte knockoff calculator" at the firstrays.com site. I liked the write up and have a...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-22-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By sunfire
How did your plant turn out? I have just...

How did your plant turn out? I have just experienced something similar and am a little stumped.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-22-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sunfire
Thank you! Glad it know that 25-50ppm N...

Thank you! Glad it know that 25-50ppm N regardless of P and K counts as low N.

I have been using distilled and RO water (because my tap is softened). Wouldnít RO/distilled flushes wash out any...
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