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Forum: Scientific Matters Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By rbarata
Thanks Ray I was thinking the best time was...

Thanks Ray
I was thinking the best time was late afternoon...that's when I eater my plants due to time constraints.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Today, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By rbarata
I had really good results with imidacloprid. ...

I had really good results with imidacloprid.
Repot is always needed.
Forum: Scientific Matters Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By rbarata
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-21-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By rbarata
Years ago I was into off-roading, I still own a...

Years ago I was into off-roading, I still own a Land Rover Defender Td5.
I never had a winch but I can tell you "Warn" is a reliable brand ...and expensive too.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-20-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By rbarata
And with a good adaptation procedure, it will...

And with a good adaptation procedure, it will handle more than that, probably.
Beautiful flower, Roberta!:)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By rbarata
gshep, welcome! Please post photos...there...

gshep, welcome!

Please post photos...there are many kinds (and causes) of white fuzzes.

Thank you
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By rbarata
New roots must be treated gently. Spraying...

New roots must be treated gently. Spraying minimizes it.
By other hand, spraying makes water flow differently, with it being absorbed by the medium instead of being forced by its own weight and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By rbarata
I would pot it in coarse bark (coarse considering...

I would pot it in coarse bark (coarse considering the plant size) mixed with 20-30% sphagnum moss spreaded among the bark. Don't use a too large pot, just enough for the plant to grow one or two...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-20-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By rbarata
It is already here but, so far it has been...

It is already here but, so far it has been detected only in Lavanda bushes, not in olive trees.
It can kill not only olive trees but also vineyards, coffee plantations, etc.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By rbarata
That's why I asked for the chips size...The...

That's why I asked for the chips size...The smaller its size, the less air flow you'll get after watering.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 06-20-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rbarata
Anacamptis pyramidalis blooms here in...

Anacamptis pyramidalis blooms here in March-April. In May it's already too hot for them.
The same applies to Ophrys.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-18-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By rbarata
What size are the chips? Can you post a close...

What size are the chips? Can you post a close photo of the pot and medium?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By rbarata
What's your medium?

What's your medium?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By rbarata
Welcome Idiggi:) Those flowers seem beautiful. ...

Welcome Idiggi:)
Those flowers seem beautiful.
However, and although we love to see the blooms, usually we are a bit more "technical" and also love/need to see the pot, close photos of the medium,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-15-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,118
Posted By rbarata
Update on this one... It has been growing new...

Update on this one...
It has been growing new roots (the ones in the photo bellow).
I'v been giving it warm temps (same as Phals) and water it as I see it dry (in my low humidity it means every 3...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-15-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By rbarata
Update on this one...another new leaf...I think...

Update on this one...another new leaf...I think it likes what I'm doing.

https://i.postimg.cc/3JsyVH24/20190615-112652.jpg
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-11-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By rbarata
You could use imidacloprid or thiacloprid. In a...

You could use imidacloprid or thiacloprid. In a month they are all gone.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-10-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By rbarata
Zigos are prone to leaf spotting. Usually high...

Zigos are prone to leaf spotting. Usually high humidity and poor air movement are the main causes.
Even if one meets these two requirements, there might be some spotting.
I have a zigo outside,...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By rbarata
I said it's ok because my nobile has spots like...

I said it's ok because my nobile has spots like that...they lose leaves in the older pbulbs (sometimes with 1 year only) and the sheaths covering them also get dry and gain some bad looking.
But...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-05-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By rbarata
Nothing to worry about...what's your humidity...

Nothing to worry about...what's your humidity level?
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-04-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By rbarata
I think you can do it...don't let the roots get...

I think you can do it...don't let the roots get dry.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-03-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By rbarata
Welcome, jomtos.:) With your climate, which I...

Welcome, jomtos.:)
With your climate, which I think is warm and humid, the best way not to kill your phals is to mount them.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-03-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By rbarata
Which ones do you have? I have a milleri and a...

Which ones do you have?
I have a milleri and a vasconcelosiana.
I've been trying to collect information about the vasconcelosiana care, especially light intensity and minimum temperature. Both...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-03-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By rbarata
Olá, arp :) Bem vindo! Do you have experience...

Olá, arp :)
Bem vindo!
Do you have experience with rupiculous?
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By rbarata
My climate is also like yours, mediterranean but...

My climate is also like yours, mediterranean but because I live far from the sea my humidity is low in summer (17% at this moment). But the same climate near the sea doesn't have this problem....
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