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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-25-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By piping plover
My dowiana is growing a new lead just as outdoor...

My dowiana is growing a new lead just as outdoor growing conditions in RI are getting chilly. Here’s my winter time plan. Going to be an energy hog but I’m committed to keeping this dowiana healthy...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-10-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By piping plover
Thank you for the cultural info. Yes, i just...

Thank you for the cultural info. Yes, i just noticed a new lead starting. Always wanted a C. Jenmani. Looking forward to seeing any of the bloom photos you post!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-09-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By piping plover
Thank you! They’ve been open for approximately 3...

Thank you! They’ve been open for approximately 3 days now. I’ll be sure to check fragrance in morning then. Yes, it arrived bare root with sheathes 2 months ago in the height of my best outdoor...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-09-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By piping plover
Cattleya mossiae coerulea 'Blue Bird' x 'Herrerae

I posted this under the blooms thread, but just in case someone in this cattleya thread was interested, ecuagenera offers this. I was on the waitlist for nearly a year.

My Cattleya mossiae...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-09-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By piping plover
Cattleya mossiae coerulea 'Blue Bird' x 'Herrerae

My Cattleya mossiae coerulea 'Blue Bird' x 'Herrerae' bloomed! need to give most of the credit to Ecuagenera on this one since they grew it all year; at least I didn’t put it in a diagonal reverse...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-20-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
Difficult to choose a favorite among anthuriums...

Difficult to choose a favorite among anthuriums but if I had to choose one it’s the A. Crystallinum. It’s like a bold tribal shield. The plant that gets the most comments in my collection from even...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-20-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By piping plover
Sounds to be a rewarding and exciting project to...

Sounds to be a rewarding and exciting project to take on. Let us know how it progresses!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-20-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By piping plover
Thanks for the info David and for sharing your...

Thanks for the info David and for sharing your cultural tips on these. Twenty seedlings will be quite a show someday. The numbers increase your odds of survival to seeing maturity.

I agree with...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-19-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By piping plover
Is it unusual for dowiana to enter another...

Is it unusual for dowiana to enter another growth phase immediately after finishing a previous growth? I would have thought it would go into a rest dry phase after the first growth hardened. When...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-19-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By piping plover
How’s the dowiana doing? I’m also in New England,...

How’s the dowiana doing? I’m also in New England, RI, and growing one. I too have been concerned about night temperatures and plan to bring it indoors well before my other catts that stay outside...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-19-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
Thank you. I’ve nursed along a few of the...

Thank you.

I’ve nursed along a few of the velvet leaf ones. Lost several over the winter. Actually had a veitchii remaining green for a year and I can’t find any roots on it. Been growing it...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-18-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
Philodendron patriciae

I’ve been reading that Philodendron patriciae is one of the most attractive strap leaf philodendrons. I got one from ecuagenera USA. My first order from the US location and I like that they ship in...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-30-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,284
Posted By piping plover
Smile Thanks so much Roberta for your steadfast advice!...

Thanks so much Roberta for your steadfast advice! You are a reliable lifeline in the middle of my crossroads with these repotting dilemmas I find myself in :)
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-30-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,284
Posted By piping plover
This one has roots elevating the growths 4” above...

This one has roots elevating the growths 4” above the surface. I will try to get the roots as intact as possible but if I were to cut them straight across the surface level do they typically branch...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-17-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By piping plover
The surprise is that the product was still...

The surprise is that the product was still viable. That comment gave me a LOL with my morning coffee!

Thanks for recommending Caladium World. The 2nd time I heard of them on this forum, will...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-17-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By piping plover
A mixed bag of caladiums from Walmart. I’ve...

A mixed bag of caladiums from Walmart. I’ve never seen an almost all-white variety; this was a surprise.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-09-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,284
Posted By piping plover
Transferred another big one to clay today....

Transferred another big one to clay today. Looking at them all I am over the hump on this task now, have only 5 more to go. Many of the clay pots I set in the wooden baskets only for hanging...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-09-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By piping plover
Thanks ES!

Thanks ES!
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-08-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By piping plover
Which type of new roots to signal okay to repot?

I’m eager to remove this cattleya from the basket into a clay pot. I see new annual root tips starting on the general root mass but no emerging new roots from the new growth eyes. Are these a...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-03-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
ES, I’m running out of options for clear plastic...

ES, I’m running out of options for clear plastic orchid type pots for anthuriums, I can only find up to 8” now online. Am thinking of cut-off milk gallon jugs with cut outs for drainage. I’ll start...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-19-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,284
Posted By piping plover
Loppers made it easier with Brassia Edvah Loo ‘Nishida’

Here’s the Brassia Edvah Loo ‘Nishida’. It is large but not as hard to remove from basket as the others.

I learned after a few of the basket breakdowns, that a pair of loppers is much easier...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-19-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
Thank you! And lol on all the Swiss cheese plants...

Thank you! And lol on all the Swiss cheese plants in the doctor’s offices with harvest gold shag rug carpeting and spider plants in macramé hangers ;) ! When I began hearing about all the excitement...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-18-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By piping plover
I finally got an Alocasia Amazonica. I know they...

I finally got an Alocasia Amazonica. I know they are pretty common now but I’ve wanted one for decades. I recall seeing these in Graff’s Exotica books in the 80s but other than photos never could...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-18-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By piping plover
Thank you ES!

Thank you ES!
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-18-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By piping plover
Brassia Edvah Loo 'Nishida’ - root stages okay to repot?

I’m seeing new root nubs on the immature growths on my Brassia Edvah Loo 'Nishida.’ Since the growths are at different stages not sure if I should wait until the youngest have root nubs and the older...
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