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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By SouthPark
Oh ----- those white spots. I can them in those...

Oh ----- those white spots. I can them in those photographs. Yes --- WW is right about that. They're normal. They're just a feature of the roots.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By SouthPark
They might possibly still be alive. And if they...

They might possibly still be alive. And if they are alive, then they could still possibly sprout more roots from those old roots.

As for the stem - I don't think the very long stem should be...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By SouthPark
Hi there NG. Not-see through plastic pot is just...

Hi there NG. Not-see through plastic pot is just fine. Instead of regular soil ---- one possible alternative you could try - is lava rock - 15 to 20 mm pieces and a very free draining pot.


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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 195
Posted By SouthPark
That's true Camille. I forgot to include the...

That's true Camille. I forgot to include the comment ... backups where possible or whenever possible.

Also.... that white flowered orchid with violet colours is exceptional in flower appearance. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 195
Posted By SouthPark
I feel the loss. I lost 3 orchids when first...

I feel the loss. I lost 3 orchids when first beginning growing .... C. skinneri, Rlc. Memoria Crispin Rosales, and Laelia anceps. The only one I had taken a while to replace is Mem. Crispin Rosales....
Forum: Vendor Feedback Today, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By SouthPark
Haven't encountered that company before - but...

Haven't encountered that company before - but hats off to the owner(s). Definitely sounds like they are great orchid business operators with great service.

In their retirement time, there's one...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By SouthPark
Looks fine! Just got to have good air movement to...

Looks fine! Just got to have good air movement to avoid mold growing on the flower during blooming. Air movement is beneficial at all times.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By SouthPark
These words .... overpot and underpot ......

These words .... overpot and underpot ... sometimes we have to think about the meanings - and consider the relevance. Regardless of the size of pot ... the grower can often set up the conditions to...
Forum: Identification Forum Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By SouthPark
Once ..... I've been done once only, which is...

Once ..... I've been done once only, which is surprisingly 'ok'. Disappointing when it happened though. Extremely disappointing.

I purchased four pots of supposed-to-be Rlc. Memoria Helen Brown...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By SouthPark
Hi there Brian. I thought that hydroponic media...

Hi there Brian. I thought that hydroponic media is pretty much just water (plus some nutrients). The water is the media. Roots fully submerged all of the time. Media like rocks etc are just extra...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By SouthPark
Hi rbarata! That cymbidium looks nice. I've never...

Hi rbarata! That cymbidium looks nice. I've never grown one before, but just looking at the central region of the pot where there's no green growth. Is that due to regular behaviour ----- the cym...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By SouthPark
That should be called Leptotes biceps color 4N

That should be called Leptotes biceps color 4N
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By SouthPark
There's always the possibility of those spotting...

There's always the possibility of those spotting to be fungus related. So - just in case - some backup treatments could be used --- such as thiomyl (sold sometimes are cleary's 3336), and maybe...
Forum: Orchid Lounge Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By SouthPark
Early ..... you --- and other health-care related...

Early ..... you --- and other health-care related people are ----- awesome. I see and hear on the news the health-care workers helping out so much. They are part of the heroes in these times. Stay...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,576
Posted By SouthPark
Ray ....... good catch hahaha! Although,...

Ray ....... good catch hahaha! Although, interestingly - cym_layde is still around to reply hahaha (which is nice! Hats off to cym_layde! Nice one).
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By SouthPark
early - the original roots dying (followed by...

early - the original roots dying (followed by growth of a new batch of better-adapted roots) when transitioning to semi-hydroponics is apparently a normal/expected.

Or at least it so far appears...
Forum: Orchid Lounge Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By SouthPark
Sounds good over there optimist. I might not have...

Sounds good over there optimist. I might not have encountered you before - but good to hear that you have an adequate selection of hobbies and activities to keep you busy, aside from outside work....
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By SouthPark
Maybe some ultra hot pepper spray - eg. crushed...

Maybe some ultra hot pepper spray - eg. crushed up california reaper chillies (just don't get the substance on your hand or in the eyes!!!!!!).

This pepper apparently doesn't work on mice. But...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By SouthPark
Hi Fran. I don't grow that one. But some details...

Hi Fran. I don't grow that one. But some details of suitable growing conditions can be seen here ----- Click Here...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By SouthPark
It's workable. Just maintain a suitable...

It's workable. Just maintain a suitable temperature range, and provide adequate air movement in the growing area. And also think about occasional fertilising ..... eg. monthly or bi-monthly. Also...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By SouthPark
You are most welcome cymbaline. And very nice to...

You are most welcome cymbaline. And very nice to hear that the orchid is ok too.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,867
Posted By SouthPark
Totally agree with you Roberta!!!!! That one is...

Totally agree with you Roberta!!!!! That one is special to the owner (the breeder).

And with the SVO Black Diamond ----- the situation there is linked to marketing (maybe). There's something...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,867
Posted By SouthPark
Hi Roberta!!!!! Those two cultivars were never...

Hi Roberta!!!!! Those two cultivars were never cloned :bua:

---------- Post added at 05:44 AM ---------- Previous post was at 05:28 AM ----------



DC ------ thanks for asking. It was a good...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By SouthPark
nmari ----- it's coming into quite cold times now...

nmari ----- it's coming into quite cold times now where you live, right? So orchids might start slowing down growth rate.

Watch out for the combination of very cold AND very wet roots.

As for...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,867
Posted By SouthPark
Expensive is one thing. But priceless is another!...

Expensive is one thing. But priceless is another!

One standpoint is marketing and breeding. Another is eye-of-beholder.

There are some priceless orchids out there, where people can't buy it,...
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