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Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-27-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,396
Posted By Bolero
I have several different species including this...

I have several different species including this one that are quite large and mature. I am growing them the best I can in cool winter and warm summer conditions but they never flower. Any success?
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-08-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,659
Posted By Bolero
Thank you Empress. I will have to look into that...

Thank you Empress. I will have to look into that mix. I have heard of people using the pumice before and it works really well. There are people that grow well without it. I am wondering if...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-08-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,659
Posted By Bolero
Cymbidium mix

Ok so what is the mix? I live in Australia. We don't have access to this mix and I don't know what it contains. I have started growing a clone of goeringii and so far the flasklings are growing...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 10-24-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,103
Posted By Bolero
Hi Andrew, I have one that is losing leaves...

Hi Andrew,

I have one that is losing leaves at a fast rate. Any thoughts on why? I keep it moist and mist regularly. Try and keep it cool but still loses leaves although occasionally gets a new...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-19-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,659
Posted By Bolero
Thank you, I am considering dividing them into...

Thank you, I am considering dividing them into different mixes and see how each does. I have tried growing them in bark before and also sphagnum and have not had one survive. Although variegated...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-17-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,659
Posted By Bolero
What is it potted in? Looks like Sphagnum moss. ...

What is it potted in? Looks like Sphagnum moss. I have a flask of variegated goeringii I bought from Taiwan in March but they need to come out. Any advice for what I should put them in? I am...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-17-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,427
Posted By Bolero
What is it potted in? Looks like Sphagnum moss. ...

What is it potted in? Looks like Sphagnum moss. I have a flask of variegated goeringii I bought from Taiwan in March but they need to come out. Any advice for what I should put them in? I am...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-06-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,732
Posted By Bolero
Sorry, I reduced my cymbidiums greatly and do not...

Sorry, I reduced my cymbidiums greatly and do not have this one anymore, sold it sometime ago.

Maybe try some of the Victorian Orchid nurseries and see if anyone still has it. I mostly grow...
Forum: Scientific Matters 03-10-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,023
Posted By Bolero
Oeceoclades

Hi, sorry for responding so late to this thread but I just bought som.

When recently in Taiwan I bought Oeceoclades spathulifera in flask. I am about to deflask it into 6-9mm bark, with fine...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,007
Posted By Bolero
I bought the Free Spirit 'Laina' from the person...

I bought the Free Spirit 'Laina' from the person who originally had it awarded. From memory I think it cost me $60 for a good size division.

I will note that there is a lot of variation in...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,349
Posted By Bolero
I don't get the point you are making.

I don't get the point you are making.
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 10-25-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bolero
Wow! They look great!

Wow! They look great!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-25-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By Bolero
Agree with all of the above. It's about contact...

Agree with all of the above. It's about contact time between the wiry roots and the water........ it takes more effort for the roots to take in enough water due to their size. It's worth the effort...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Bolero
Pics would be good. If it's slug damage then...

Pics would be good. If it's slug damage then they will keep coming back until the entire leaves are gone. They are relentless and I can't stop them when it comes to Phal growing.......
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 10-07-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,391
Posted By Bolero
Yeah I agree, the yellow Oncid's will get very...

Yeah I agree, the yellow Oncid's will get very cold. But during those months I water a lot less.......then pick up watering a lot more in Spring. They can take a decent cold. I have one though...
Forum: Windowsill Growing 10-07-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,179
Posted By Bolero
I mist lightly between waterings and they are ok....

I mist lightly between waterings and they are ok. I grow mine cold in winter and warm in summer.........they are ok but could be better. I should water the coccinea hybrids a lot more than I do...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 10-07-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By Bolero
Lovely, love the markings.

Lovely, love the markings.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 10-07-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,914
Posted By Bolero
I sold mine as I was keeping it to dry and the...

I sold mine as I was keeping it to dry and the humidity here is too low. But now I understand the culture better I would get another and grow it with my Phrags a little more closely.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-07-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Bolero
Yep I am also a sucker for twisty petals. Thanks...

Yep I am also a sucker for twisty petals. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-07-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,004
Posted By Bolero
I think that's where I am going wrong, I only...

I think that's where I am going wrong, I only water every few days as I have plants underneath where they hang which would be too much for them. Thanks for this post, very interesting.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-07-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By Bolero
Gorgeous, I really like that.

Gorgeous, I really like that.
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 05-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,324
Posted By Bolero
Wow that's a lot, I have about 15 I think with a...

Wow that's a lot, I have about 15 I think with a plumatum in flower right now. I have 3 x tingabarinum which is my favourite. I am constantly looking for new mini sized ones.
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 05-22-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,324
Posted By Bolero
Beautiful! My collection of Bulbo's is ever...

Beautiful! My collection of Bulbo's is ever expanding. I have to add this one to my list.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-06-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Bolero
Yeah they are lucky, the climate is perfect for...

Yeah they are lucky, the climate is perfect for growing everything with minimal need for heating or anything else.

They are very clever and scientific in their approach to getting it right.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-24-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Bolero
Next year there is Taiwan again and then several...

Next year there is Taiwan again and then several weeks after is Asia Pacific Orchid Conference in Bangkok. Both will be worth attending.
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