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Forum: Propagation Today, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,596
Posted By SouthPark
I like this thread a lot. Even got slightly...

I like this thread a lot. Even got slightly emotional after seeing that. Very nice.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Today, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By SouthPark
That one is definitely back in action.

That one is definitely back in action.
Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 598
Posted By SouthPark
Estimating roughly 100 here. And that's about it...

Estimating roughly 100 here. And that's about it now ------ max capacity pretty much reached in the growing area. That number includes some baby/juvenile plants - far from flowering size.
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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By SouthPark
Fred ----- next time you set up for a sphag N...

Fred ----- next time you set up for a sphag N bag, take some pics of the setup. Maybe it will just be linked to not enough airing. I recall somebody mentioning that leaving the cover of the bag...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By SouthPark
That's like my conditions too. Similar lighting...

That's like my conditions too. Similar lighting conditions as for phalaenopsis is good for sure.

I do have a relatively big hybrid paph - not huge, but big enough, which does get direct sun...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By SouthPark
Ebay can be quite impressive in terms of getting...

Ebay can be quite impressive in terms of getting special orchids - sometimes. Sometimes through direct ebay purchase. Sometimes indirectly by creating great friendships with the sellers after the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By SouthPark
It will indeed! Once it gets long enough -----...

It will indeed! Once it gets long enough ----- eg. 5 cm long (example only), a flower spike's shape becomes unmistakable.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By SouthPark
I'm in a tropical region, and humidity is usually...

I'm in a tropical region, and humidity is usually pretty good here. As in humidity is high enough for pretty good growing of a lot of orchids.

When I first got mine, it was much more juvenile. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By SouthPark
Nach ...... good call with punching more holes...

Nach ...... good call with punching more holes into the bottom of the cup. Also, the method of firmly packed sphagnum provides some (cliche term) 'wicking' effect of water around the pot. As long as...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By SouthPark
Around 2 years late here. I was just doing a...

Around 2 years late here.

I was just doing a search online for flower spike detection or recognition heheh. That's because I'm new to cymbidium growing. And my tropical climate isn't going to help...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By SouthPark
nach ----- with green roots, and looking at those...

nach ----- with green roots, and looking at those photos, the plant does appear to have adequate moisture.

Also - what's the drainage like? ie. for that orchid pot, does it have decent size and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-24-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By SouthPark
Could it possibly be that the wilting flowers are...

Could it possibly be that the wilting flowers are a sign that this orchid actually needs water? That is - the flowers are high up on the stalk, and if not enough water, then the flowers would be the...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-24-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By SouthPark
With those fungicides, just the usual precaution...

With those fungicides, just the usual precaution like spray when not very windy, and not when it's really sunny and hot ...... so maybe early in the morning is good.

Most of the time, just once is...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 05-24-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By SouthPark
Hi there fred. I have heard growers in Australia...

Hi there fred. I have heard growers in Australia recommend Seasol before. It will probably not be the same as kelp max in terms of exact features, but should be just fine.

Now that I think of it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-24-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By SouthPark
That method that alice mentioned about laying the...

That method that alice mentioned about laying the orchid cutting on top of the moss sounds good.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-24-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By SouthPark
Excellent explanation OW! And thanks for adding...

Excellent explanation OW! And thanks for adding those great details.

This is definitely very relevant information - helping to determine what happens if those regular eyes and the back-up ones...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-23-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By SouthPark
MJG .... thanks for those close-ups! The patches...

MJG .... thanks for those close-ups! The patches appear to be larger than mine, and my plants have dark spots .... not brown.

If you have mancozeb, agri-fos etc, then maybe could try spraying a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-23-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By SouthPark
Gera ----- just try repotting after you cut. Keep...

Gera ----- just try repotting after you cut. Keep the sphagnum just lightly damp. Also ---- if possible ---- pack the sphagnum relatively firmly ----- don't make it all loose etc. Firmly packed...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-23-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By SouthPark
Definite signs of rotting there. That...

Definite signs of rotting there.

That rotting or rotted portion will likely be out of action now. You might need to remove that section (plus a tiny tad bit extra), and then repot ----- into new...
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 05-23-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
I still do see the occasional '503' message. But...

I still do see the occasional '503' message. But much less of it lately. There was that time when it was happening much more, but no so much recently.

During covid times, probably not surprising...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-23-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By SouthPark
I agree with rbarata about the possibility of too...

I agree with rbarata about the possibility of too much fertiliser hanging around in the pot or around the roots ----- or maybe even on leaves sometimes.

They say it draws water out of the plant...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-23-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks very much Ray! I had been wondering about...

Thanks very much Ray! I had been wondering about whether catts could just 'run out of eyes' or not ------- but now knowing that a catt can potentially generate new growth points if the catt can hang...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-23-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By SouthPark
If they arrived mushy, then it's possible that...

If they arrived mushy, then it's possible that the seller didn't do things to ensure that the plant doesn't get into this shape. Or at least send the plant under better conditions and not such long...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-23-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By SouthPark
Cattleya orchid 'eyes'

This thread just comes out of some interest from this thread here Click Here (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/beginner-discussion/103548-cattleya-roots-dont-look.html#post922094) about an orchid...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-23-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 116
Posted By SouthPark
Oh geeez. I see what you mean now subrosa! ...

Oh geeez. I see what you mean now subrosa!

Although very nice to hear that you're still growing those other cyms. Still good chances to get flowers in the future for sure!
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