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Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By fishmom
Is this plant a sequential bloomer? It looks...

Is this plant a sequential bloomer? It looks like a spike that will continue to develop after that obvious bud matures.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-18-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By fishmom
The droopy leaves indicate that they are not...

The droopy leaves indicate that they are not getting enough water to stay firm and hydrated. Either 1) the amount of roots you have left is not sufficient for the remaining leaves, in which case as...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-18-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By fishmom
I'm fine with the bag system, as I always have...

I'm fine with the bag system, as I always have jars I could use for actual storage. Frankly, the top on the recent jar of K-Lite that I bought doesn't screw on all that easily anyway.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-15-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By fishmom
It looks like you have changed the planting...

It looks like you have changed the planting medium from moss (or bark?) to S/H. That is a bit of a shock for the plant. The next spikes that you get will be from a plant that is adjusted to S/H and...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-14-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By fishmom
Offer them up on one of your local Freeshare...

Offer them up on one of your local Freeshare sites--Freecycle, Facebook Freeshare for your town, etc, Nextdoor. Then handout information about your local orchid society with the orchid--it's a great...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-13-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By fishmom
It's so nice to see them growing in trees! They...

It's so nice to see them growing in trees! They are lovely.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-11-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By fishmom
Adorable! I love the fringy ones.

Adorable! I love the fringy ones.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-10-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By fishmom
Wow! That's lovely striping on the lip! Good...

Wow! That's lovely striping on the lip! Good find.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-06-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By fishmom
Yes, don't be in a hurry to divide the plant as...

Yes, don't be in a hurry to divide the plant as it grows more back bulbs. When it has a few more back bulbs and is in a bigger pot, you will have a better chance of more that one new growth in a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-04-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By fishmom
Very nice display. I always like the muted dark...

Very nice display. I always like the muted dark spots on this one.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-04-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By fishmom
Haraella retrocalla? Mine lives in a southwest...

Haraella retrocalla? Mine lives in a southwest window with a translucent curtain and has done well. Potted, not mounted, though.
Forum: Identification Forum 04-04-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By fishmom
A quick look at OrchidRoots does not show any...

A quick look at OrchidRoots does not show any registered dendrobium by that name, although there is a Den. Queen of Hearts. You say it is a seedling; do you know anything about how the seeds were...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By fishmom
Listen to Camille. Even the wiry core of the...

Listen to Camille. Even the wiry core of the root, as shown in your second picture, can help to hydrate the plant, though less efficiently than a full root with its velamin coating. Don't cut roots.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-30-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By fishmom
This is completely normal and a sign that your...

This is completely normal and a sign that your plant is adapting well to S/H. Be happy!
Forum: Hybrids 03-26-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By fishmom
I have had good success with sphagnum by watering...

I have had good success with sphagnum by watering from the bottom, filling the saucer with water when the top get almost crispy. All the water gets sucked up quickly, so the plant is not sitting in...
Forum: Hybrids 03-17-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By fishmom
Darker coloring in roots, as well as leaves,...

Darker coloring in roots, as well as leaves, often seems to correlate to blossom color--more red means magenta or red blooms. Not always, though!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-13-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By fishmom
Really like that zygo!

Really like that zygo!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-12-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By fishmom
Over the years, I have had good results with...

Over the years, I have had good results with redwood compost products, as they seem to last longer and thus lighten the clay better. But like ES, my mulch disappears at a fairly rapid rate, and my...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-10-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By fishmom
I love green flowers!

I love green flowers!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-08-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! That pink striped phal is lovely!

Welcome! That pink striped phal is lovely!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-07-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fishmom
Yes, very nice. I think that orange one is...

Yes, very nice. I think that orange one is gorgeous! Isn't it fun that we can all have our favorite color combinations!
Forum: Members' Displays 03-06-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By fishmom
Very attractive! I hope you will include care...

Very attractive! I hope you will include care instructions along with the plant!
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-22-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,124
Posted By fishmom
I have a rolling cart with a plastic dishpan on...

I have a rolling cart with a plastic dishpan on it. I use a small watering can to water liberally over the basin, and empty the run-through water onto my veggies or fruit trees outside. So, I haul...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-17-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By fishmom
Wow! Just Wow! What a display. Is that 7...

Wow! Just Wow! What a display. Is that 7 spikes I see? Care to share any cultural tips?
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-12-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By fishmom
Veggies of all kinds. I have raised beds going...

Veggies of all kinds. I have raised beds going all year, and they provide a surprising amount of produce for our household of 2. Presently harvesting swiss chard, kale, green onion tops, parsley,...
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