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Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Roberta
Phal tetraspsis and Phal speciosa have the...

Phal tetraspsis and Phal speciosa have the charming habit of blooming like Forest Gump's chocolates.. You never know what you are going to get. Potentially, every flower is a different combination...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Roberta
First, wait until the bud opens, it could...

First, wait until the bud opens, it could surprise you. It's going to be more than a cm for sure. Paph helenae is definitely little... Paph spicerianum is quite small. Search for "Teacup...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Roberta
Not an Apple thing... it's an issue for everyone....

Not an Apple thing... it's an issue for everyone. The OB software is old (even ancient) and this little annoying "feature" is pretty universal. Photos direct from the camera or phone tend to have...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Roberta
You can open the files in your photo editor of...

You can open the files in your photo editor of choice, then do "save as" - even the same name. That seems to reset the "orientation" metadata. Then upload.

Irfanview (https://www.irfanview.com/)...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Roberta
I agree with the others, it looks dehydrated. As...

I agree with the others, it looks dehydrated. As far as the hard water scale is concerned, plain water isn't going to remove it... sometimes a mix of milk and water 1:1 will clean it up. (People use...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By Roberta
Also, if you want Den. speciosum, consider Santa...

Also, if you want Den. speciosum, consider Santa Barbara Orchid Estate. Andy's Orchids also has them in profusion.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-06-2022, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By Roberta
If you can generate the necessary conditions,...

If you can generate the necessary conditions, some of the temperate Aussie Dendrobiums. That's when Den speciosum, Den kingianum, relatives and hybrids thereof do their thing, at least where I live....
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 12-06-2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By Roberta
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Growing Under Lights 12-06-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
That temperature range tracks with "Intermediate"...

That temperature range tracks with "Intermediate" as a description of temperature range. And includes a lot of orchids. If you're into species, take a look at Andy's Orchids ...
Forum: Hybrids 12-06-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Roberta
Well done! Now you need more orchids! :biggrin:

Well done! Now you need more orchids! :biggrin:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-05-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Roberta
Good move, great find. You may not find those...

Good move, great find. You may not find those "bag babies" after your move... I think their distribution is mostly in the South. (I have never seen them where I live) So if you see something great...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-05-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Roberta
Choice of medium is based on the goal... damp but...

Choice of medium is based on the goal... damp but not soggy. Large bark is OK if climate is humid and one waters a lot... If it works, then it's a good one for you. In my climate (southern...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 12-05-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Roberta
My Den. simlliae gets watered year around. ...

My Den. simlliae gets watered year around. Leaves eventually drop on older canes - year old or older, that's where the flowers come from (bare canes). But it's a warm, tropical type that does not...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 12-05-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Roberta
The humidity difference is the big factor. Also...

The humidity difference is the big factor. Also temperature range. California rain tends to be intermittent. We might get a few days or even a few weeks in a row that are wet, but even then it...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 12-05-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Roberta
My Den kingianums, speciosums, and assorted...

My Den kingianums, speciosums, and assorted Aussie Den hybrids that have those as parents get whatever Mother Nature throws at them. It rains for a few days or even a couple of weeks, then the sun...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-04-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Roberta
I have two divisions of a super-vigorous Ctsm...

I have two divisions of a super-vigorous Ctsm expansum. A friend who lives in a similar climate has grown it outside. I have once piece in the GH, one that will stay outside under the eaves. We'll...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 12-04-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By Roberta
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 12-04-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Roberta
"veg prop" (vegetative propagation) = division...

"veg prop" (vegetative propagation) = division (as opposed to seedling either by seed propagation or mericlone) is how I'd interpret it but tmoney will have to verify.

This one is a primary...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 12-04-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By Roberta
That one really is a beast... keep that Sawzall...

That one really is a beast... keep that Sawzall handy. What a show!
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 12-04-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 151,069
Posted By Roberta
I eagerly await the sprouting and growing and...

I eagerly await the sprouting and growing and blooming of this cuthbertsonii offspring!
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-04-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Roberta
For species of any sort, Andy's Orchids...

For species of any sort, Andy's Orchids (https://beta.andysorchids.com/) (If you don's see what you want, ask them because the website has only about 20% of what they actually have at any time)
For...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 12-04-2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Roberta
Here's another possibility... Pleurothallis...

Here's another possibility... Pleurothallis leptotifolia. Saw this on the Tarzane Group website. Succlulent leaves, yellow flowers but not globular. PLEUROTHALLIS LEPTOTIFOLIA MINIATURE ORCHID...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-03-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Roberta
Great save! Indeed, you discovered that...

Great save! Indeed, you discovered that especially with fungal issues, "tincture of fresh air" can work better than chemical treatments.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-02-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By Roberta
And I almost missed the blooming. I had a...

And I almost missed the blooming. I had a vacation planned... the buds were getting fatter and fatter. They popped before I got home, but I think only the day before, so I got to enjoy them. That...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-02-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! Dendrochilums in general are really...

Thanks! Dendrochilums in general are really rewarding for flower power. (Ddc. cobbianum will be putting on a show for next month) Ddc. magnum has a spicy, almost smoky fragrance. (Some people...
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