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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By SouthPark
Nice!!!!! Not long to go now.

Nice!!!!! Not long to go now.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By SouthPark
SM ----- thanks for asking about the scent (if...

SM ----- thanks for asking about the scent (if any) on this one! So far, no scent at all. Not even a trace. The same situation for the previous flowering. No trace at all. But I will see if I can...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By SouthPark
YYSR ------ nice work on being able to get a pic!

YYSR ------ nice work on being able to get a pic!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By SouthPark
Hi PF ! This one appears to produce sheaths...

Hi PF ! This one appears to produce sheaths first. There is a big sheath on the one I'm growing at the moment. But the nice thing I think about this kind of hybrid is that the spike can grow really...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-27-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By SouthPark
All the buds have opened maybe fully now, so just...

All the buds have opened maybe fully now, so just sharing these two pics too taken this morning.

Google drive links (higher res):

Pic 1 link
...
Forum: Members' Displays 10-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 24,978
Posted By SouthPark
Excellent show DC. Excellent. The spider with the...

Excellent show DC. Excellent. The spider with the green round patch on the back is amazing. Enjoyed seeing all those pics together.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-27-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By SouthPark
DC ----- I think that imidacloprid can be quite...

DC ----- I think that imidacloprid can be quite effective against white fly, but unfortunately ultra nasty for bees and maybe other animals too. I think spraying enough if it on leaves can do the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-27-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By SouthPark
oh geeez. Looks like I won't be having dinner...

oh geeez. Looks like I won't be having dinner tonight.

Some fumigation of the out-of-control white flies needed. Some systematic treatment maybe.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-27-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By SouthPark
CC ----- not sure what 'potting soil' is. But...

CC ----- not sure what 'potting soil' is. But cattleya type orchids are generally not grown in soil.

Each grower has their own growing strategies and methods for their growing area,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-26-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By SouthPark
Rlc. Memoria Helen Brown

Chartreuse time again! Nice and fresh flowers for us all.

This one has no cultivar name. The petals are quite strong and bulky.

Google drive links (higher res pics):
Pic 1 link...
Forum: Propagation 10-26-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By SouthPark
Do you mean that you de-flasked and then decided...

Do you mean that you de-flasked and then decided that you want to put them back into closed jars?

A replate, right? That's way ahead of me. I've never done anything like that before. Hope you can...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-26-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By SouthPark
Being thorough. Not OCD. Just thorough heheh....

Being thorough. Not OCD. Just thorough heheh. Cover all bases.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 10-26-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 467
Posted By SouthPark
Nice pic DC! I especially love the relaxed feel...

Nice pic DC! I especially love the relaxed feel ...... like a barbeque plate and what appears to be a beer hahaha. Nice.


And injecting DC's post into this page, as it came from the last post of...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-26-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By SouthPark
Adding to Kim's comments ------ those are nice...

Adding to Kim's comments ------ those are nice examples of the various reasons.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-26-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By SouthPark
He may provide nice leads though. That's how I...

He may provide nice leads though. That's how I acquired certain orchids. If you're polite .... and if they're friendly and nice, then there's a chance they can point you in promising directions. But...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-26-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By SouthPark
Roberta - it is true that wrong names do exist on...

Roberta - it is true that wrong names do exist on tags for various reasons. And if it is detected, then it's ok to just mention it - regardless of whether the tag gets updated, changed, or not.

It...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-26-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By SouthPark
ES could be right here. Anyway, if the orchid...

ES could be right here. Anyway, if the orchid happens to have a serious element deficiency ---- then if its cells die as a result of it, then the death of the cells will lead to decomposing/rotting....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-25-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By SouthPark
There must have been a reason for you to remove...

There must have been a reason for you to remove the sheath in order to see the 'rot'.

Did water get trapped in sheath and bulb surface?

It sounds like the fertiliser and mag-cal you apply is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By SouthPark
If the red line is indeed on an angle...

If the red line is indeed on an angle (sloped/graded), which is the platform where the pots are sitting on ------ then that would be an 'unorthodox' method ------ as in maybe uncommon. Some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By SouthPark
BS ----- I think the main things are orchid...

BS ----- I think the main things are orchid protection and grower convenience. A method where a grower can quickly move the plants around without needing to manipulate bits under the pot when orchids...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-25-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By SouthPark
I see ..... you took the sheath off and found the...

I see ..... you took the sheath off and found the rotting activity. When you water, does the water get into the region between the sheath and the actual bulb?

Maybe water got trapped and some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By SouthPark
This is just one possible arrangement. Other...

This is just one possible arrangement. Other styles are based on the same idea.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By SouthPark
It is certainly a common way for draining water...

It is certainly a common way for draining water from pots. For basic bush-house or green-house where water on floors just goes into a porous ground, then no graded tray is used ------- so it would be...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By SouthPark
The circled region shows a root with pink...

The circled region shows a root with pink pigmentation.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By SouthPark
heather ----- all ok I think. That pink/magenta...

heather ----- all ok I think. That pink/magenta colour is highly likely due to pigmentation from the orchid itself. I recall one of my pink red flowered mini-catts having some pinky/red root tips too...
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