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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Today, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By estación seca
This orchid has been repotted far too often...

This orchid has been repotted far too often already. If it lives it will grow when spring comes. That's very large bark, so water frequently. I would water every 2-3 days.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 134
Posted By estación seca
Aganisia is warm to hot growing. I didn't look it...

Aganisia is warm to hot growing. I didn't look it up, but it might have deciduous ancestors. I will be a pest and remind you to check for spider mites. This group of orchids is highly susceptible to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By estación seca
It is likely crown rot. It can be caused by a...

It is likely crown rot. It can be caused by a combination of cool temperatures and water standing in the crown.

It might be salvageable if any stem is alive. Put a few drops of hydrogen peroxide,...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By estación seca
As mentioned, they should not dry out.

As mentioned, they should not dry out.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By estación seca
That was a great trip! The white-flowered plant...

That was a great trip! The white-flowered plant is Crinum americanum. The plant in the crotch of the tree, and in the photo with the red bromeliad, is Epidendrum nocturnum. I don't know what the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 134
Posted By estación seca
I would check for spider mites.

I would check for spider mites.
Forum: Growing on Mounts Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 242
Posted By estación seca
Art galleries will be interested in that wood for...

Art galleries will be interested in that wood for framing paintings. Go to a framing shop and see what frame material costs before agreeing on a price.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-17-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures day/night?

What are your temperatures day/night?
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 01-17-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By estación seca
I suggest you start a new thread, either in the...

I suggest you start a new thread, either in the Beginners or Vanda forum. More people will see it and respond. Just copy your above text to the clipboard, and paste it into a new message.
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 01-17-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By estación seca
A lot of different plants with flat or funnel...

A lot of different plants with flat or funnel shaped yellow to orange flowers are beetle pollinated.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-17-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! That's very...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

That's very well-thought-out, and it sounds like a great system. Phal roots decline a little, and don't look great, when ambient humidity is lower, like in a house....
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-16-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Plants...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Plants occasionally put out parts that didn't develop normally. It usually doesn't happen again.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 01-16-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By estación seca
Sweet potatoes are from a different plant family...

Sweet potatoes are from a different plant family - do they benefit from blanching before frying? A restaurant near me serves sweet potato fries sprinkled with nutmeg-cinnamon harissa and very lemony...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-16-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By estación seca
Wow, those are beautiful. Sometimes parts of...

Wow, those are beautiful. Sometimes parts of plants don't develop normally. It's usually a one-time accident.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-16-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By estación seca
Do you have a terrace, or a place you could grow...

Do you have a terrace, or a place you could grow outdoors? These would be fine outdoors in Rome almost all year. You would need to bring them inside only on nights with temperatures below 2 to 5C....
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-16-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By estación seca
I agree with the above. I would not risk damaging...

I agree with the above. I would not risk damaging roots by teasing out the old sphagnum.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-16-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By estación seca
Very nice one!

Very nice one!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By estación seca
Masdevallias like high humidity, cool to...

Masdevallias like high humidity, cool to intermediate temperatures (most of them) and always staying moist with pure water - very low dissolved minerals. When they don't get what they need they look...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By estación seca
Bulbos like this sprawl, and take up a lot of...

Bulbos like this sprawl, and take up a lot of space. I would not separate pieces that small. Bulbo roots like to stay wet at all times. In a home it is hard to water adequately ones like this growing...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By estación seca
Vanilla is a very unsatsfactory house plant....

Vanilla is a very unsatsfactory house plant. Instead consider growing Leptotes bicolor, a miniature plant that flowers well in most homes. Its seed pods smell like Vanilla and can be used the same...
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 01-15-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By estación seca
I have over the years treated more than a dozen...

I have over the years treated more than a dozen medium-sized Vanda seedlings with an overnight soak in KelpMax. There are visible new root points the following morning, all along the old roots. This...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By estación seca
It's hard in a heated home. Spikes don't like...

It's hard in a heated home. Spikes don't like warm and dry.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-15-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By estación seca
Welcohe to the Orchid Board! Pleated leaves...

Welcohe to the Orchid Board!

Pleated leaves are a sign of insufficient water during development. Miltoniopsis should not dry out. Watering once a week is probably not enough.

They prefer cool...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-15-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! My mother's...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

My mother's great grandparents on both sides left Apetin on the Danube in what is now Serbia 1914 for the US. They settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They were...
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