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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Selmo
Ray, thanks for the article, very informative....

Ray, thanks for the article, very informative. Continues the idea, that PaphMadMan startedof different layers of cell tissue can have different out comes. I think in the article they called it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Selmo
Thank you PaphMadMan, your info makes it clearer....

Thank you PaphMadMan, your info makes it clearer. That vine is still going strong, has eight+ leaves that way now.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-15-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Selmo
Variegation in vanilla

What causes the the variegated leaves to turn all yellow instead of the yellow and green variegation. Is it cultural, environmental, or is it both or none? The vine has ‘normal’ variegation on the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-07-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By Selmo
The active ingredient in Bug-Geta is metaldehyde,...

The active ingredient in Bug-Geta is metaldehyde, if Gardensafe snail and slug has metaldehyde in it, then it will work the same.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By Selmo
Is this plant inside or outside? Have you...

Is this plant inside or outside? Have you actually seen a snail or slug, in or around your plant? Have you seen slug trails on the container or around it?
Bug-Geta will work even if just placed...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-29-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Selmo
We have a couple of these and one seems to be in...

We have a couple of these and one seems to be in bloom most of the time. Yours is a very nice dark color. In our the fragrance seems to strongest in the morning. Very tough plant. Seems to be able...
Forum: Propagation 07-13-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
Thanks for the encouragement Neophyte. I thought...

Thanks for the encouragement Neophyte. I thought that nine would be plenty of jars to start with. We did loose most to mold but I believe that it was do to our lack of experience in keeping things...
Forum: Propagation 07-12-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
Sad news to report, mold has taken the three...

Sad news to report, mold has taken the three remaining jars that we had transferred the biggest protocorms into. We will have to better our technique, put a better filter on our chamber and be more...
Forum: Propagation 05-10-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
125 days now and still alive. We took the two...

125 days now and still alive. We took the two jars that where overflowing with protocorms and transplanted some of them into three different jars, twenty of the more advanced ones in each jar. Some...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-18-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Selmo
Hard to tell exactly what you have. Need a little...

Hard to tell exactly what you have. Need a little more info. Back in December, when you first noticed this what where temperatures, light and humidity like? Looking at the tips of the leaves and the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Selmo
I thought it would, we have about a dozen...

I thought it would, we have about a dozen cattleya in bloom right now, and it smells wonderful in the greenhouse. Do you notice that the color of blooms go in phases, as different plants come into...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-04-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Selmo
Great growing with these. Is the smell in there,...

Great growing with these. Is the smell in there, just as wonderful as the photos?
Forum: Propagation 04-04-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
It has been ninety (90) days now and we are...

It has been ninety (90) days now and we are starting to see some leaf like appendages, or as I call them rabbit ears, appearing. Hope to move some of the abundance of protocorms to more jars so that...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-02-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By Selmo
We have Sc. Crystelle Smith ‘Aileen’ that is a...

We have Sc. Crystelle Smith ‘Aileen’ that is a large plant and has been in perpetual bloom for the last two years. At times of the year it is covered in blooms and other times it has only a few...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-17-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By Selmo
Try dunking the basket in a bucket of water for...

Try dunking the basket in a bucket of water for 5-10 minutes. Fill the bucket with just enough water so the bark doesn’t float out the top of the basket. This will give the bark time to absorb more...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-14-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Selmo
Anthracnose not real common but is common to...

Anthracnose not real common but is common to these types of dendrobium hybrids. Usually the leaves will yellow, have circles or rings like that and fall off. Most often it will not cause harm to the...
Forum: Propagation 03-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
Now, it has been 60 days since sowing. The seeds...

Now, it has been 60 days since sowing. The seeds have swelled into small spheres and most of them are starting to grow little points on them. I guess they are turning into protocorms now?
Looks...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 02-28-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Selmo
You have guignardia or the Thai crud disease....

You have guignardia or the Thai crud disease. Oncidiums seem to get this often. Ussally caused by the leaf wetness and not enough air movement. The new growth will not have, but will become infected...
Forum: Propagation 02-21-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
After sowing the seeds into the jars and letting...

After sowing the seeds into the jars and letting them set there, just watching them, hopefully something will happen. Did the pods have viable or sterile seed, are these Neofinetias or some sort of...
Forum: Propagation 02-19-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
We waited 10 days to see if any of the jars got...

We waited 10 days to see if any of the jars got any mold and none did. So far so good, on keeping them sterile. On January 3 of this year we started sowing the seeds. We put all the jars into the...
Forum: Propagation 02-18-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
As the pods ripened, and we had decided to try to...

As the pods ripened, and we had decided to try to grow them. We started to collect small glass jars, usually 8-10 oz. (250-700 ml). We began to research, how to flask orchid seeds, on YouTube,...
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
It had about 15 pods on it when it was done...

It had about 15 pods on it when it was done blooming. I don’t know what pollinated it. It could of been some kind of bee, as I did see a few buzzing around it. But there seemed to be more activity...
Forum: Propagation 02-12-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,788
Posted By Selmo
Growing Neofinetia falcata from seed

Never really had an inkling to to try to grow orchids from seed. Had heard how hard it was, how long it takes, and the success rate being low. Had read about people sending off seed pods to labs for...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-11-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Selmo
We grow this outside in the garden. It comes up...

We grow this outside in the garden. It comes up early in the spring and goes dormant in the fall. We don’t give it any special attention, mulch, or even extra water. It seems to thrive, so I don’t...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-10-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Selmo
It amazes me what comes out of these hybrid...

It amazes me what comes out of these hybrid crosses. Went and looked up the parents of Burdekin Wonder = Rlc. Donna Kimura (photo 1) X Rlc. Sylvia Fry (photo 2) neither one of these is even white....
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