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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-13-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By fishmom
Fabulous color--just light enough to show the...

Fabulous color--just light enough to show the speckles!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-12-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By fishmom
It will take longer for a larger pot to dry out. ...

It will take longer for a larger pot to dry out. As long as you keep an eye on how the moisture level is inside your pots and adjust accordingly, it should be fine. In low-humidity Southern...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By fishmom
Wow, gorgeous! Like jewels!

Wow, gorgeous! Like jewels!
Forum: Hybrids 07-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By fishmom
Very pretty with the white edge, also. ...

Very pretty with the white edge, also. Unfortunately, there are many similar hybrids, so you are not likely to get much information about background unless you can contact the seller. Since it was...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-06-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By fishmom
Nice fat roots, and it looks like there is a new...

Nice fat roots, and it looks like there is a new growth at the left of your picture. Is that the old one that started to rot? Anyway, it might have some life left in it. I would pot it with plenty...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-06-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By fishmom
It all depends on the vigor of the parent...

It all depends on the vigor of the parent pseudobulb. Without leaves, it will not be photosynthesizing much, so it is questionable if the bulb will survive that long. I would not put it in the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-06-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By fishmom
Keep it warm, give it light, and wait to see if a...

Keep it warm, give it light, and wait to see if a second new growth starts. As soon as you spot it, repot in DRY medium, so the tender new roots won't be damaged by potting, but you can orient it...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-06-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By fishmom
That is such a velvety, dramatic lip! Very...

That is such a velvety, dramatic lip! Very beautiful.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 07-06-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By fishmom
They are so pretty! And generous bloomers, too. ...

They are so pretty! And generous bloomers, too. I hope you have years of pleasure like I have from mine.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-05-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful--so delicate looking.

Beautiful--so delicate looking.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By fishmom
The small spots should not concern you--they look...

The small spots should not concern you--they look like an old bug bite or mechanical damage and will not spread.


The larger spot is different. If the area is dry and crisp, it probably will not...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By fishmom
Nice progress! I have a non-blooming bellina, so...

Nice progress! I have a non-blooming bellina, so I am envious.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By fishmom
If you are talking about the spear-shaped growth,...

If you are talking about the spear-shaped growth, it looks like a new p-bulb that has a leaf at the top which has not yet opened. Alternatively, there is a light patch along the edge of the long...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-02-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By fishmom
Wow! Is it always that fast? That's amazing, as...

Wow! Is it always that fast? That's amazing, as well as beautiful.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By fishmom
So pretty! It really makes a nice display.

So pretty! It really makes a nice display.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-30-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By fishmom
Wow, glowing color! Beautiful.

Wow, glowing color! Beautiful.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-29-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By fishmom
Striking!

Striking!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-29-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By fishmom
Absolutely it is a good place to get plants. You...

Absolutely it is a good place to get plants. You will see varieties that are hard to find otherwise, and the vendors actually know about growing their plants and can talk to you about what is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By fishmom
Great!

Great!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By fishmom
The moss definitely looks fluffy, but do those...

The moss definitely looks fluffy, but do those containers have drainage holes? If not, the moss at the bottom of the beaker is never going to dry out and may well be prone to rotting. You might...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By fishmom
I am not an expert on using moss for phals. ...

I am not an expert on using moss for phals. However, I received two different plants that were planted in sphag. moss and I have kept them that way. Both plants were in clay pots with the moss...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By fishmom
The trick with phals is to maintain a moist but...

The trick with phals is to maintain a moist but airy environment around the roots. A dry period is okay as long as it doesn't last so long that they completely dry out. Phals prefer to be watered...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-16-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By fishmom
Here's some specific information:Burrageara...

Here's some specific information:Burrageara (Oncidopsis) Nelly Isler: what could go wrong – care tips — Steemit...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By fishmom
Welcome, Idiggi. If the system is telling you...

Welcome, Idiggi. If the system is telling you that you don't have enough posts to put a picture up, just go to some other threads and make a few random posts and you will have enough in no time.

...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By fishmom
Do you know about Orchid Roots (used to be Blue...

Do you know about Orchid Roots (used to be Blue Nanta)? You can do a search there and get the percentages of background for any registered orchid. Even better, though will be comments from growers,...
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