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Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 05-26-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Bombotany
I like how spiky the overall flower clusters...

I like how spiky the overall flower clusters look! It's like fireworks.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 05-26-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Bombotany
Pretty :) What's the variety?

Pretty :) What's the variety?
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 05-26-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By Bombotany
That's AWESOME! It's almost unbelievable! ...

That's AWESOME! It's almost unbelievable! Congrats :)
Forum: Pests & Diseases 05-26-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Bombotany
Some Phalaenopsis varieties are naturally red. ...

Some Phalaenopsis varieties are naturally red. The redness intensifies with more light exposure. Pretty sure orchids with red flowers / Doritaenopsis hybrids tend to have red tints in the leaves.
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Forum: Pests & Diseases 05-26-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Bombotany
Firstly, pics or it didn't happen. We might...

Firstly, pics or it didn't happen. We might notice something you're not used to seeing.

Also, neem oil x1000. Neem oil spray is my go to fix for all things pest/fungus/oops.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Bombotany
Nice keiki! It's pretty well established -- the...

Nice keiki! It's pretty well established -- the rule of thumb is to wait until they have several leaves and several 1"+ roots before removing. Roberta makes a good point that there's technically no...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Bombotany
+1 nothing's wrong with it. Probably just got...

+1 nothing's wrong with it. Probably just got nicked while moving.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,723
Posted By Bombotany
The cool thing about a large south facing window...

The cool thing about a large south facing window is that it can be whatever kind of window you want it to be, given that south is the brightest direction. You could add shade cloth, or put plants...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Bombotany
Orchid vendor here, I've shipped hundreds of...

Orchid vendor here, I've shipped hundreds of orchids. It's really up to the shipper to make sure the orchid arrives happy and healthy. Assuming they know how to handle it, all you need to do is be...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-29-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bombotany
Phal watering is like clockwork - once per week,...

Phal watering is like clockwork - once per week, and forget. Onc are different, but thankfully they have bulbs that help you while you learn the watering frequency that works best for your media +...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-29-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Bombotany
Tough call. I've had Den's recover from that far...

Tough call. I've had Den's recover from that far gone - usually because they happen to put out a new cane around the same time. Pot it, and keep it in perfect conditions, and you might get lucky. ...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-29-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Bombotany
Congrats! Mine bloom most years, but only if I...

Congrats! Mine bloom most years, but only if I get the rest period timing right. Starting late fall I won't water it at all, only when the bulbs really start to shrivel. They always flower on...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-29-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By Bombotany
+1 to Roberta. It seems happy. If I were going...

+1 to Roberta. It seems happy. If I were going to untangle that mess, I'd probably chop it up and divide the plant in the process - a couple back-bulbs and active bulbs to a division.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-29-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,796
Posted By Bombotany
Looks like a baby fungal infection! Nothing to...

Looks like a baby fungal infection! Nothing to worry about really, just make sure your conditions aren't prone to fungal growth. Don't let foliage stay wet. Maybe a light neem oil spray once in a...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-29-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By Bombotany
Looks like super minor sunburn. You'll know for...

Looks like super minor sunburn. You'll know for sure if it doesn't grow any more.
Forum: Propagation 04-29-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By Bombotany
I have a bunch of Den Mini Purple that grow new...

I have a bunch of Den Mini Purple that grow new canes so fast, I have to split the plants in two every year. They grow kiekis so frequently I'm tired of potting them..
Forum: Propagation 04-29-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,326
Posted By Bombotany
+1, Cut off the "crown" as far from the rot as...

+1, Cut off the "crown" as far from the rot as possible, pop the stem in water. It's a shame, you were so close to having a self-sustainable kieki. As soon as they have one or two 1" roots, they'll...
Forum: Propagation 04-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By Bombotany
I wouldn't mess around with fertilizer on a plant...

I wouldn't mess around with fertilizer on a plant I like. Keiki paste is definitely the way to go, you can pick a small amount up on Amazon. It's true that keikis are formed from nutrient buildup...
Forum: Identification Forum 04-28-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bombotany
+1, definitely a nobile type!

+1, definitely a nobile type!
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