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Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Yeah, don't worry too much. They are generally...

Yeah, don't worry too much. They are generally ok right now.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
I don't know if your plant's roots are good or...

I don't know if your plant's roots are good or not, but I recommend you do a routine check every-now-and-then when you can.

Make sure there are enough roots with green tips on the plant.

Lack...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
I've seen stuff like what's going on with your...

I've seen stuff like what's going on with your Dendrobium before. It's usually not a big deal, but it looks ugly.

Just add some calcium powder. I don't know if you are able to get a hold of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
I don't think it is too much fertilizer. Too...

I don't think it is too much fertilizer. Too much fertilizer causes root tip burn which can lead to leaf tip burn.

It could be a calcium deficiency...

The area you live - does it have a lot of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,659
No, this is not normal. Let the leaves fall off....

No, this is not normal. Let the leaves fall off. The plant will regrow if the roots are strong. Concentrate on the roots.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Do you often reposition your plant? Do you...

Do you often reposition your plant?

Do you change position of the plant/pot?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
No roots? Rootless plants often struggle a...

No roots?

Rootless plants often struggle a lot. It doesn't matter if you got the cutting from a healthy larger plant.

This is often why people have problems growing orchids - roots on your...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
How often do you water?

How often do you water?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,856
This person ("supersheep") has not been active on...

This person ("supersheep") has not been active on this forum for a very long time.

If you have a Phal with roots and no leaves, continue to grow as normal. It will take a while, but it can bounce...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-02-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,439
Yup, that's pretty much how they grow in the...

Yup, that's pretty much how they grow in the wild. If you pull up pics of them in-situ, that's what it would look like.

Good job!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
it's not viral. It could be tissue collapse...

it's not viral.

It could be tissue collapse from the cells dying in that particular area. It may be physical damage caused by pests or it might be a problem with your culture.

Brassavola do...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-30-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
You could try to grow it, but I doubt it will do...

You could try to grow it, but I doubt it will do well in the long run.

Try it out and see, but don't put your marbles in this bag.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 06-22-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
1/4 strength the recommended dosage on the...

1/4 strength the recommended dosage on the fertilizer container once or twice a week is fine.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
I wanted to make it clear that your plants are...

I wanted to make it clear that your plants are receiving diffuse light, not no light. That is just not correct.

No additional supplementary light, fine. I completely disagree with the assertion...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Very low light is not the same as no light. The...

Very low light is not the same as no light. The only orchids that grow without light are the ones that are acholorophyllous (does not have chlorophyll) and are heteromycotrophs (have symbiotic...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-20-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,455
Try calling.

Try calling.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,282
You know the irony is that, the Drosophila...

You know the irony is that, the Drosophila melanogaster or Drosophila hydei fruit flies are kinda pesky to us humans and they are not the pollinators for Phalaenopsis, but certain Phalaenopsis are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Yeah, I think this is one of those that goes...

Yeah, I think this is one of those that goes deciduous. Cut back on the water. Wait until the leaves dry up, then remove them. You want to remove them because of how you're going to store the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Malaxis are kind of middle of the road in level...

Malaxis are kind of middle of the road in level of difficulty. There will be some advanced techniques and some beginner's basics to be used with certain species within this genus. Orchids in this...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,455
I don't know if Orquideas del Valle does these...

I don't know if Orquideas del Valle does these trips anymore (they are a Colombian orchid nursery). I believe at one point in time they did.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,282
Egg shells are not necessary for a Phal, the...

Egg shells are not necessary for a Phal, the calcium carbonate/calcium bicarbonate in your water is good enough. Banana peels invite fungus gnats or fruit flies to your plant and also could cause...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Please post a pic. Sometimes what people think...

Please post a pic. Sometimes what people think is dehydration is actually the plant doing something normal that the hobbyist didn't expect because of unfamiliarity with how they naturally grow if...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Don't soak them anymore. Just water. Water 2 -...

Don't soak them anymore. Just water. Water 2 - 3 times a week and see how things are going. They have very minimal root structures to draw water from because the old roots are either badly damaged...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
If in question check to see if the roots are...

If in question check to see if the roots are damaged. If not, then it could be that this is a species that goes deciduous. If it is, then you know to reduce watering. If there are no roots, place...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-18-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
You'll find that it is a cinch to grow from now...

You'll find that it is a cinch to grow from now on.

Good luck.
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