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Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 03-07-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Cym Ladye
If you got it on Amazon it undoubtedly is a...

If you got it on Amazon it undoubtedly is a mericlone. Too bad you do not have the cultivar name, but it may show up. I do not think a lot of different cultivars of Neal Tadlock were mericloned.
Forum: Identification Forum 03-06-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Cym Ladye
How do you explain the fact that the orchid world...

How do you explain the fact that the orchid world usually bases its genus names on the ending of the genus. ie "um" denoting the use of a masculine epipithet (cymbidium, paphiopedilum, etc) and an...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 03-06-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Cym Ladye
Is there a number on the original tag? Where did...

Is there a number on the original tag? Where did you get the plant? Both might give you an idea if you have a mericlone, division or a seedling.
Forum: Identification Forum 02-28-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Cym Ladye
The information you have gotten here is basically...

The information you have gotten here is basically good. The only two comments I would make are that 1) Virtually all orchids are heterosexual, meaning they can act as both male and female. Hence,...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 02-23-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Cym Ladye
What you call the "reddish color in the center"...

What you call the "reddish color in the center" are the markings on the lip. There are alba or concolor forms which show no red in the flower or on the lip.

There are other breeders of warmth and...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 02-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Cym Ladye
I was concerned when I first saw your photo with...

I was concerned when I first saw your photo with the spike heading straight out over the pot edge and assumed it was a standard. I should know "never to assume". Neal Tadlock is actually a pendulous...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-04-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Cym Ladye
This is a very old cross made in 1963 but you may...

This is a very old cross made in 1963 but you may find it at SBOE (Santa Barbara Orchid Estate) in Santa Barbara. There are other similar plants of that type which may be easier to obtain.

If any...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-04-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Cym Ladye
My biggest concerns here are as follows: 1)...

My biggest concerns here are as follows:
1) Over potted in too large a pot.
2) Crown is not covered with mix. There are two new growths showing but if the plant is moving at all, the new roots will...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-30-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,362
Posted By Cym Ladye
There is a Happy, Pakkret, Regal, Red and Valley...

There is a Happy, Pakkret, Regal, Red and Valley Vampire; there is a Vampire Beauty, Vampire Melody and a Vampirella but no RHS registration for Vampire. Is there another name attached to your plant...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-14-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Cym Ladye
MSU for all my orchids as a pot feed. Has worked...

MSU for all my orchids as a pot feed. Has worked for years.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-03-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,236
Posted By Cym Ladye
Photo is definitely gone...... and now it is back.

Photo is definitely gone...... and now it is back.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-05-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Cym Ladye
Cymbidiums can stand about 4 hours with...

Cymbidiums can stand about 4 hours with temperatures as low as 28F but I would not go lower than that if you wish to prevent damage to spikes, buds and foliage. Get yourself that hi-lo temperature...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-28-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Cym Ladye
You might consider picking up a high/low...

You might consider picking up a high/low thermometer which will show you how low and how high an area has gone. I suspect one will be in your local hardware store or on Amazon.

Everything seems...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-25-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Cym Ladye
Slug or snail damage.

Slug or snail damage.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-25-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,138
Posted By Cym Ladye
Joseph, I am not sure how your post connects with...

Joseph, I am not sure how your post connects with the topic at hand. That said, I have dealt with Brookside for years with no problems. Hopefully you have contacted them and found a satisfactory...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,644
Posted By Cym Ladye
I use it in my orchid growing areas as a poor...

I use it in my orchid growing areas as a poor man's humidistat and as a decorative covering for plants in and around displays. I have grown my own for over 30 years, starting from a large box full I...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-09-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By Cym Ladye
I ask because this flower looks more like a...

I ask because this flower looks more like a straight madidum than a Little Black Sambo. When it blooms, look for the sticky nectar in the lip. If a madidum, it will be there. If not, it is probably a...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 11-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Cym Ladye
I believe this was the orchid mix manufactured by...

I believe this was the orchid mix manufactured by Rod McLellan Nurseries. To the best of my knowledge, they no longer make that mix. It was best for paphs and phrags but a bit heavy for Cymbidiums....
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-08-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By Cym Ladye
Subrosa, I have a question for you. Is there a...

Subrosa, I have a question for you. Is there a sticky, sweet substance anywhere in the lip?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-04-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Cym Ladye
Yes, you have a phal. Read the last sticky at the...

Yes, you have a phal. Read the last sticky at the head of this Beginner Forum on "The Phal Abuse Ends Here" for answers to most of your questions.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-04-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Cym Ladye
Read the last sticky at the head of the Beginner...

Read the last sticky at the head of the Beginner Forum on "The Phal Abuse Ends Here". Lots of answers to lots of questions.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-04-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Cym Ladye
Check out the last Sticky "The Phal Abuse Ends...

Check out the last Sticky "The Phal Abuse Ends Here" at the beginning of this Beginner forum. Everything you need to know on repotting and care of your phal.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-04-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Cym Ladye
When dealing with species needs, it is always...

When dealing with species needs, it is always first, to learn where they come from and second, determine the weather in that country. That was what Baker did in his book, but you can research it on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Cym Ladye
Your roots are mostly dead. Trim off soft and...

Your roots are mostly dead. Trim off soft and rotten roots and repot in a fresh, well draining mix ASAP! I would use a small bark/perlite mix. Stay away from spagnum moss. It should survive if you...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-16-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Cym Ladye
This hit or miss approach might work for some,...

This hit or miss approach might work for some, but if you do not have the right conditions for certain genera, it is nothing more than condemning them to a slow death.

Figure out what your...
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