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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! I agree with...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

I agree with the above - I see no fungus. The pot is far too large for that plant. We need to know your ambient temperatures, humidity and light to give better advice....
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By estación seca
I think your plant looks pretty good. Spectabiles...

I think your plant looks pretty good. Spectabiles prefer warmer temperatures but are otherwise similar. And much bigger. Latourias normally keep leaves at least 2-4 years if happy. They are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By estación seca
Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids spoke to our...

Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids spoke to our society and mentioned this. He said it grows best mounted horizontally, not vertjcally, with minimal medium. I've been to its habitat but didn't know it...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board. For some reason this...

Welcome to the Orchid Board. For some reason this didn't show up back in June. Sorry you don't have an answer.

Imgur is saying traffic is too high so I can't see those photos.

Den. aberrans is...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By estación seca
It needs watering more often. Little Dendrobiums...

It needs watering more often. Little Dendrobiums can use a lot of water. Depending on the temperatures I could see watering one of these in a 2" net pot every other day, or even every day.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-29-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By estación seca
The photos are a little fuzzy, but I can see it...

The photos are a little fuzzy, but I can see it hasn't had enough water. The moss is dry. It may have spider mites.

The antelope group Dens should not dry out. They like to be evenly moist and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-29-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By estación seca
If ambient temperatures, light, humidity and...

If ambient temperatures, light, humidity and watering are correct, people grow them successfully on wine corks.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-28-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By estación seca
Spider mites are outside in the landscape, so you...

Spider mites are outside in the landscape, so you cannot get rid of them permanently. I don't use poisons in areas where I will spend time.

They can be controlled by spraying the entire plant with...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-28-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By estación seca
I wonder about spider mite damage if the air is...

I wonder about spider mite damage if the air is warm with low humidity. Run a piece of tissue paper under the leaf from base to tip. If there are brown or red streaks there are spider mites.

Or,...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-28-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By estación seca
Lack of air circulation is a big problem for...

Lack of air circulation is a big problem for terrariums. I would suggest improving that.

Plants don't grow without fertilizer of some kind. Once a month during the growing season isn't enough. The...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-28-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By estación seca
The main issue with porpax is humidity. I don't...

The main issue with porpax is humidity. I don't think it would survive a heated home winter outside a terrarium.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By estación seca
Kim (Fairorchids) still posts here regularly.

Kim (Fairorchids) still posts here regularly.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-28-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By estación seca
There are no magic potting media. Those plants...

There are no magic potting media. Those plants are growing well because the environment around them is good, not because of the macadamia shells.

Macadamias aren't native to the Americas, so no...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-27-2022, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By estación seca
Another thought: Fairorchids here has posted his...

Another thought: Fairorchids here has posted his method of growing Vandas in containers. Look up those threads. Your plant might do better in a pot with medium.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-27-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By estación seca
Most Miltonias are warm to hot growing orchids....

Most Miltonias are warm to hot growing orchids. Miltonia moreliana and spectabilis can take very high temperatures and lots of sun.

Genus Miltoniopsis was split off from Miltonia some time ago....
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-27-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By estación seca
The Dramm doesn't draw much concentrate at low...

The Dramm doesn't draw much concentrate at low flows.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-27-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Growth rate...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Growth rate depends on growing conditions, so it's impossible to give a firm answer. Phals would prefer to be very warm, humid, properly lighted, well watered and...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-27-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By estación seca
The last two show fungus fruiting bodies. I...

The last two show fungus fruiting bodies. I suspect the fungus is living on dead leaf tissue and not harming the plant.

What changed? Is it more or less humid in there? Has the temperature...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-27-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By estación seca
I don't recall the minimum flow required through...

I don't recall the minimum flow required through a Chemilizer for proper dilution. I think it's pretty low; that's one of their selling points. But I would call the company and ask. The hose-end...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-27-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By estación seca
#1 and #3 look like not enough watering. If there...

#1 and #3 look like not enough watering. If there is plenty of air at the roots you can water Angraecums and Neofinetias every day during warm weather. Once a week isn't enough. BUT! Your weather is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-27-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By estación seca
Vanda roots never look great when humidity is...

Vanda roots never look great when humidity is low. Low humidity also causes dying back of root tips.

Plants moving from a warm, humid greenhouse may drop older leaves because water loss from...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-26-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By estación seca
Orchid growing and water lily gardening are not...

Orchid growing and water lily gardening are not for meticulous cleaners.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-26-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By estación seca
The growth with black at the base is dead. On my...

The growth with black at the base is dead. On my desktop monitor I can see the pseudobulb is also black. This is unusual for Cymbidiums unless they get very much too hot, or very much too cold. It...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-26-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By estación seca
Vandas, Cattleyas, Phals, most Dens, Cymbidiums...

Vandas, Cattleyas, Phals, most Dens, Cymbidiums and Catasetinae do fine in metro Phoenix with water having TDS 600-1200, so long as they're watered enough.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-26-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By estación seca
What are your growing temperatures?

What are your growing temperatures?
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