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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By estación seca
Bucephalus was Alexander the Great's horse.

Bucephalus was Alexander the Great's horse.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening Today, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 178
Posted By estación seca
Drill holes and connect tubing that drains to the...

Drill holes and connect tubing that drains to the ground, instead of the plants below. Search Orchid Board on "boot trays" to see how others have done it.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 111
Posted By estación seca
A sheer curtain in the window will usually...

A sheer curtain in the window will usually prevent this kind of problem.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 45
Posted By estación seca
You could repot any time it is in active growth....

You could repot any time it is in active growth. This genus is more vigorous than many other orchids. I would choose a pot 4"-5"/10-12cm larger in diameter than the current pot. It keeps leaves for...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 45
Posted By estación seca
From the photo it looks in great shape to me. You...

From the photo it looks in great shape to me. You have a really nice plant. Scratches and bumps from shipping can turn black. If you go out into the garden and look around, a lot of leaves on...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By estación seca
Are you sure you are having rot problems? What...

Are you sure you are having rot problems? What was your humidity range last summer? Sunburn and blackening of new growths can be caused by overheating and underwatering. Many people confuse the look...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 66
Posted By estación seca
I keep them in my sunroom but away from the...

I keep them in my sunroom but away from the plants that get watered.

New roots emerge from the very base of new growths, and almost never from old growths. New growths normally tend to emerge at...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 45
Posted By estación seca
Grammatophyllums should grow extremely well in a...

Grammatophyllums should grow extremely well in a humid and warm climate like yours. Watering twice a week might not be enough. They don't like to dry out during active growth.

Is the plant making...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 111
Posted By estación seca
That's sunburn.

That's sunburn.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By estación seca
Several things come to mind: It may not...

Several things come to mind:

It may not have been fertilized for the last decade.
It may have been kept in far too much light.
It may have spider mites.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By estación seca
It's probably pigment from fungi that feed on...

It's probably pigment from fungi that feed on dead plant matter. A lot of fungi produce chemicals that we see as colored, though the fungus probably doesn't intend them for that purpose.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 858
Posted By estación seca
The vast majority of people are unable to see...

The vast majority of people are unable to see plants. They might as well be invisible in the environment. I have known people who had completely dead house plants. I mean dried up brown, flopping...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 45
Posted By estación seca
We would need detailed information about your...

We would need detailed information about your growing area conditions and how you are watering it.
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By estación seca
When designing experiments scientists involve...

When designing experiments scientists involve statisticians. The team first needs to decide how large a difference between the groups at the end of the experiment would be big enough to say there was...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 858
Posted By estación seca
I try to explain to parents of young kids that at...

I try to explain to parents of young kids that at decision points they should give the kids several defined choices, all of which are acceptable to the parents.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By estación seca
In winter you want it to get down below 55 F...

In winter you want it to get down below 55 F every night for a good 6-8 weeks in order to bloom. Winter days don't need to be that cool. The nobile dendrobiums also need this, but many other Dens do...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 858
Posted By estación seca
A cactus friend would leave new purchases in her...

A cactus friend would leave new purchases in her car in the garage, and sneak them into the house one by one, so her husband didn't notice.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By estación seca
What are temperatures in the growing area in the...

What are temperatures in the growing area in the winter? Kingianum probably won't bloom unless winter nights are routinely 50-55 F / 10-12C or below.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By estación seca
There are Dendrobiums from many different climate...

There are Dendrobiums from many different climate types, so it isn't possible to give general advice good for all of them. They all like lots of water during the growing season.

Kingianum does...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 131
Posted By estación seca
An Australian speaker at our society told me he...

An Australian speaker at our society told me he thinks flower spikes are triggered by cool nights when the growth that will bear the flowers is just forming, 14-18 months before the flowers emerge.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Some types of...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Some types of Den. speciosum are said to take longer than 7 years to flower. Maybe your plant is just not big enough.

TheRockLilyMan – You've found the home page of...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By estación seca
Sharry Baby is the grex / cross name. Individual...

Sharry Baby is the grex / cross name. Individual seedlings will vary considerably.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! That can also...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

That can also be mechanical damage - like scraping against something.
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By estación seca
"If you don’t get what you want, it’s a sign...

"If you don’t get what you want, it’s a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price."

- Rudyard Kipling, Nobel literature laureate
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By estación seca
Hard to say. Your plants might have dead roots. I...

Hard to say. Your plants might have dead roots. I live in a very arid climate. I found the semi-hydroponics method to work very well. There is a S/H forum here that explains it. As to your question,...
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