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Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By camille1585
There are quite a lot of sphagnum species and...

There are quite a lot of sphagnum species and carnivorous plants in Europe. I've seen some in the French Alps at high altitude (Drosera rotundifolia, Pinguicula alpina and P. vulgaris) and last year...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By camille1585
That's amazing!! I've never paid attention to the...

That's amazing!! I've never paid attention to the flora in the boggy spots when I go for walks, I'll be sure to have a look next time. The soil/environment is similar around here (acidic, sandy soil...
Forum: Propagation Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By camille1585
Silly question, are heat mats meant to be running...

Silly question, are heat mats meant to be running 24/7, or would you use them just part of the day/night? (for orchid use, but also just in general)
Forum: Propagation Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By camille1585
I originally bought my lights to grow better and...

I originally bought my lights to grow better and more robust tomato seedlings, and then discovered that the orchids enjoy them as well! So the orchids get the LEDs from October to early march, then...
Forum: Propagation Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By camille1585
My winter conditions are similar to yours, though...

My winter conditions are similar to yours, though a bit warmer since I live in a recent, well insolated building (and our windows face south, so on sunny winter days it can reach 22C without turning...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-27-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By camille1585
I was a afraid that the humidity criteria would...

I was a afraid that the humidity criteria would be a problem! On average it's about 50% where my orchids are, and the range is 30-70%. If it's a very mini orchid I have 2 glass balls which I've used...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-27-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By camille1585
Looking for suggestions of minis to grow, surprise me!

I've been busy browsing the websites of my favorite vendors, thinking about getting in at least one more order before the cold weather arrives.

I have a bit of a 'problem'. I really like the...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-24-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By camille1585
Fantastic photo!! Here in the Netherlands it is...

Fantastic photo!! Here in the Netherlands it is so densely populated that other than in provinces far north, the light pollution makes it impossible to see all but the brightest stars… We go on...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-22-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By camille1585
That was my first thought as well, but I'm using...

That was my first thought as well, but I'm using Akerne Rain Mix (an MSU type fertilizer) at 0,5g/L which is roughly 70ppm N and I don't use it at every watering. I'm suspicious that the old and...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-22-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By camille1585
Have a look at Marty’s (the owner of Orchidboard)...

Have a look at Marty’s (the owner of Orchidboard) MistKing systems. I know that quite a few members use the system and have been very satisfied.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 09-22-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By camille1585
With such cool temps (do you mean in your growing...

With such cool temps (do you mean in your growing area or outside??) S/H may not be the best choice for your environment. It sounds to me that you are trying very hard to force the method to work in...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-21-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By camille1585
My accidental experiment with Leptotes bicolor in sphag

In spring of last year I acquired a new Leptotes bicolor, to replace my mounted one which died (my growing conditions are not suited for mounts, and no matter how hard I try I have trouble keeping up...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-21-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By camille1585
Well that was unexpected! This hybrid has popped...

Well that was unexpected! This hybrid has popped up at many, many EU vendors over the past year, all with the same mysterious Janet Sparkle parent. Lc Janet does seem a bit odd as a parent, since I...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-21-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By camille1585
Some recent blooms

I had quite a few flowering plants this summer, but didn't get around to take photos of all of them. So here's a selection of the flowers which added some color to my summer!

Eplc Volcano Trick x...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-19-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By camille1585
Living with someone who thinks I have too many...

Living with someone who thinks I have too many plants as it is, I have attained ninja level in the art of sneaking new purchases into the house... Unfortunately my partner is working from home due to...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-19-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 524
Posted By camille1585
Similar to Slc Jewel Box is Slc Little Hazel. I...

Similar to Slc Jewel Box is Slc Little Hazel. I had one some years ago and it was a fantastic little plant. Sadly it died when my collection got badly neglected in the last 2 years of my PhD....
Forum: Species 09-19-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By camille1585
Yes, I had considered it. I checked the plants...

Yes, I had considered it. I checked the plants that have it many, many times, looking for thrips, spider mites, or anything else that could explain it. I even took one in to work to examine the leaf...
Forum: Species 09-19-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By camille1585
I assume your question is about the pitting on...

I assume your question is about the pitting on the leaves? Attached are 2 photos. In one you see the newest leaf, completely healthy. In the other the pitting is somewhat visible, it develops on the...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-18-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By camille1585
DC, those are monster growths, well done!! I hope...

DC, those are monster growths, well done!! I hope they will reward you with equally monsterous spikes. :)

As to the PET method, now that I have 3 growing seasons under my belt, I was planning on...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-18-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By camille1585
I know that our ex moderator/admin RosieC...

I know that our ex moderator/admin RosieC successfully grew hers on a mount in a closed jar as well, similar to how Leafmite does it.

I had 2 potted and 1 mounted. Plant #1 was potted, and died...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-18-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By camille1585
This sort of fungus will usually develop on...

This sort of fungus will usually develop on decaying material (and won't harm living plant tissues), so if you haven't repotted in a long time, it can be a sign that the medium needs to be replaced.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-18-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By camille1585
So cute! It's one of my favorite minis. I've gone...

So cute! It's one of my favorite minis. I've gone through 3 in 10+ years of growing, and all 3 smelled differently. The first one was the best, it smelled of freshly squeezed lemons. The second one...
Forum: Species 09-17-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By camille1585
Going by the explosion of root growth I saw this...

Going by the explosion of root growth I saw this summer, I'd say that it seems to really like the faster wet/dry cycles (with bark it was once per week watering). I just wish I could solve the...
Forum: Species 09-17-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By camille1585
Oh wow, that lobbii is TINY!!! My gigantea...

Oh wow, that lobbii is TINY!!!

My gigantea is a big bigger than yours, longest leaf is 26cm. The spike nubbin that started developing in the spring never did anything... I removed all the old...
Forum: Species 09-17-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By camille1585
Fantastic photo! And then that makes you wonder...

Fantastic photo! And then that makes you wonder how much bigger that gigantea is going to get before reaching adult size! :lol: Phal gigantea teaches patience, I got one as a tiny seedling in 2014,...
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