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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Good thing you pointed it out, I checked growth...

Good thing you pointed it out, I checked growth habits for pileatum but not size... Apparently specimen plants have 60+ cm leaves.

I watched a lot of videos on YouTube and people who grow them in...
Forum: Species Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By Mr.Fakename
You mentioned having your parishii in a big glass...

You mentioned having your parishii in a big glass jar, do you mind showing your setup please?
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By Mr.Fakename
It's terrarium and wherever there's available...

It's terrarium and wherever there's available space at this point, with Covid I had to change my plans.

Humidity inside gets pretty decent but I don't have anything to measure it, light ranges...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Catasetinae in S/H?

I'm about to finally cave in to the Catasetum call (thanks y'all for beautiful, inspiring pictures), and would like to clarify a few points before making an innocent plant suffer.

To people...
Forum: Scientific Matters Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Right here: Kelpak Contacts...

Right here: Kelpak Contacts (https://www.kelpak.com/contacts.html)

More info here: http://www.orchidboard.com/community/semi-hydroponic-culture/103437-kelpmax-netherlands.html?highlight=netherlands
Forum: Species 03-02-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Lowii and other mini Phal (parishii, lobbii,...

Lowii and other mini Phal (parishii, lobbii, wilsonii...) are deciduous in nature, yes.

They can even survive and thrive without leaves if they get enough light via their root system!

I'm not...
Forum: Species 03-02-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Nope nope! This is currently the only way this...

Nope nope! This is currently the only way this Phal can photosynthesize.


You have two choices here:

Keep it dormant/force it into rest period - put it somewhere bright but short days -...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-02-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Your Drosera adelae looks hard at work too...

Your Drosera adelae looks hard at work too :biggrin:
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-02-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Mr.Fakename
As you mentioned, it only works as fungicide, so...

As you mentioned, it only works as fungicide, so it's not effective at preventing bacterial outbreaks.

It's also a powerful desiccant and should be avoided on roots; other than that it has its...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Thanks for investigating! Edit: They...

Thanks for investigating!


Edit: They replied to my inquiry about plant pics two days later, in a very unfriendly way.

It took 30 minutes to Schwerter's representative to send me details about...
Forum: Photography 03-01-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By Mr.Fakename
It's not a bug, it's a feature.

It's not a bug, it's a feature.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-01-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Very nice! How were the roots? Did you get the...

Very nice! How were the roots? Did you get the Jiaho strain?

You are courageous for ordering blindly from a person with such a reputation...
I asked a shop in Germany for a Phal gigantea's pics...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-01-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Thank you Roberta. Camille, if there are...

Thank you Roberta.

Camille, if there are pics of their Phal, I would be very happy to get a screenshot. Emphasis on the deciduous ones! Dankjewel :bowing
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-01-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I second harpspiel's opinion. Winter rest and...

I second harpspiel's opinion. Winter rest and temperature swings between night and day can be very important.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-01-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Mr.Fakename
So, they said they rely principally on predatory...

So, they said they rely principally on predatory mites and ladybugs when they need to kill scales/insects.

Another solution is "black soap" (Bidon 5L savon noir liquide a l'huile d'olive...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 359
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Not ES, but Vanda coerulea and Vanda cristata are...

Not ES, but Vanda coerulea and Vanda cristata are pretty hardy, stay compact and bloom when small.

There's also a miniature version of V. merrillii.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-28-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Dully noted. I'll give them a call tomorrow, I'll...

Dully noted. I'll give them a call tomorrow, I'll keep you updated.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-28-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Mr.Fakename
What's your issue? Local nursery has a collection...

What's your issue? Local nursery has a collection of Passiflora, I could ask for you.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-28-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Has anyone ordered from Botanische Orchideen (botorch.com)?

They have a tooon of unusual orchids, especially miniatures.

Prices are very decent and I'm tempted to order a few plants, but there's unfortunately no pictures or reviews that I can find.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 02-27-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Your collection is more impressive than most...

Your collection is more impressive than most botanical gardens I've been to.

I'd honestly pay for a greenhouse tour!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 401
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I've been trying pure rockwool and LECA/rockwool...

I've been trying pure rockwool and LECA/rockwool mix on Vandaceous for two months or so, and they send more roots than I've ever seen in previous potting mixes.

There's not a lot of info and...
Forum: Species 02-26-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Are yours scented? Mine faintly smells like rose...

Are yours scented? Mine faintly smells like rose from ~10 to 1pm
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 02-25-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Mr.Fakename
My Phrag longifolium did something similar when I...

My Phrag longifolium did something similar when I bought it.
Only tips of old growths darkened and it didn't spread that much, I assume it was related to going from high humidity greenhouse to ~30%...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 02-25-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Mr.Fakename
It is the current state of the project. I had to...

It is the current state of the project. I had to move things around to plant the Pogonia.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50979224531_f34fc463f9_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kERRn6)
...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 02-25-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Lots of advancement since the beginning; the...

Lots of advancement since the beginning; the Pogonia has been planted, tons of new growth, and the species of Sphagnum have been identified.

Incidentally enough I got my hands on a bunch of very...
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