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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By SouthPark
isurus79 ----- I recommend that you skip the...

isurus79 ----- I recommend that you skip the troll tactics. You appear to have no issue with practising such tactics.

Recall the time when you blatantly disrespected (and turned the tables around...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By SouthPark
It could be divided. Normally - people wait until...

It could be divided. Normally - people wait until it has lots of bulbs - such as say 8. Even 6 should be ok.

Dividing can be good. Making 'back-ups' is often good insurance.

Also - make sure...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By SouthPark
It often depends on their conditioning. If they...

It often depends on their conditioning. If they are gradually hardened to withstand direct sunlight, and may even grow well in direct sun. But there may be some parts of the year where the sun light...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By SouthPark
Just dunk the roots into clean water for an hour...

Just dunk the roots into clean water for an hour or so - to try get some water into the plant (leaves).

After that, i would just pot into something like scoria (lava rock) - and very carefully...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By SouthPark
I disagree on that one (as you already predicted...

I disagree on that one (as you already predicted or expected). That's certainly not what I had seen for more than twenty catasetum of various sorts coming out of true dormancy - including fdk, mo,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By SouthPark
MM - each grower has their own media or media(s)...

MM - each grower has their own media or media(s) of choice. I've been using scoria (lava rock) which has been working very nicely for oncidium (as well as paphiopedilum, phragmipedium, encyclia,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By SouthPark
MM ..... see the particular shape of those bulbs,...

MM ..... see the particular shape of those bulbs, with relatively thin and long leaf protruding? That would suggest a oncidium (or along those lines) orchid.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By SouthPark
vovo - also, for future purposes only --- also...

vovo - also, for future purposes only --- also take a look into Ezi-root gel.

---------- Post added at 05:33 AM ---------- Previous post was at 05:17 AM ----------



The nice thing is that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By SouthPark
mascia - congrats ! Looks like whichever case it...

mascia - congrats ! Looks like whichever case it is - if you keep looking after that orchid and maintain good growing conditions - it is going to keep growing one way or another, and it'll bloom...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By SouthPark
Maybe it will bloom again. Chances are good....

Maybe it will bloom again. Chances are good. Since a new leaf is developing, and since the spike appears to be 'next door' to the most recent big leaf, then there are quite promising signs. False...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
KG ...... you didn't start anything mate....

KG ...... you didn't start anything mate. Absolutely nothing wrong with experimenting for good intentions, and for the benefit of orchids and orchid growing. I commend you for it.

My tests were...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
I will say right now - and right here - that...

I will say right now - and right here - that you're wrong about the 'early watering' situation. Referring to Click Here...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
I call nonsense on your part isurus79. What...

I call nonsense on your part isurus79.

What I've learned in my two years of catasetum growing, and what growers here have seen and experienced (ie. no negative impacts) - all goes toward...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By SouthPark
Sounds quite satisfactory with temperature and...

Sounds quite satisfactory with temperature and air movement there. Were the roots long at one stage? Any chance that the media and roots were very wet for long periods of time?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By SouthPark
Amazing contrast. The yellow junps out.

Amazing contrast. The yellow junps out.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By SouthPark
Vovo ..... issues like that are generally linked...

Vovo ..... issues like that are generally linked to the conditions the orchid is exposed to ..... such as media type, watering method, temperature, drying rate of roots and media, air movement etc....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-26-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
It's a surprise - in that I would have expected...

It's a surprise - in that I would have expected that you would be the type of person that would follow-up with at least some testing - to see for yourself whether YOU are right or wrong. This is...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-26-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By SouthPark
CH ..... refer to this link : Click Here...

CH ..... refer to this link : Click Here (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/beginner-discussion/102790-late-repot-catasetums-3.html#post915103).

The media can be lightly moist ----- but...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 03-26-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By SouthPark
haha! I knew that flower reminded me of...

haha! I knew that flower reminded me of something!!!!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-26-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By SouthPark
Spc ..... wow! Nasty. I wonder if imidacloprid...

Spc ..... wow! Nasty. I wonder if imidacloprid can sort out these things.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-26-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By SouthPark
Definitely Jeff. The purpurata will certainly...

Definitely Jeff. The purpurata will certainly handle coarse media. Also - I found that watering the media in a wide pot away from the most concentrated regions of roots (eg. away from the central...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-26-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
keysguy ----- I don't think that you mis-heard...

keysguy ----- I don't think that you mis-heard him. He very likely said that.

The only thing is - enough growers (eg. me, and you and others) will find that - as long as the catasetum is provided...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-26-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By SouthPark
Most welcome Cymbaline. We know that in the plant...

Most welcome Cymbaline. We know that in the plant world, there are many plants out there that - if we put them out of the ground or have their roots disturbed, then it will be 'curtains' for those...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By SouthPark
That's awesome MM. Fuzz gone and leaves greener...

That's awesome MM. Fuzz gone and leaves greener is really good news. Three new roots growing is excellent too.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-26-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By SouthPark
Hi Fran! Thanks for asking. As I grow the...

Hi Fran! Thanks for asking.

As I grow the orchids in plastic pots with the drainage grates, I have to limit the amount of water being sprayed into the media - so as not to have the dishes build up...
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