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Search: Posts Made By: Jeff214
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Jeff214
In addition to the eyes, I've had a Cattleya...

In addition to the eyes, I've had a Cattleya hybrid that made a rhizome? deep in the bark mixture that was separate from the main rhizome. It looked like a thick root mass. A new growth appeared from...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-22-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,332
Posted By Jeff214
It's actually too big to fit in my trash bin......

It's actually too big to fit in my trash bin... :hmm haha
I'll admit that all the new growths are cool enough.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-21-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,332
Posted By Jeff214
My Den. spectabile still refuses to bloom but......

My Den. spectabile still refuses to bloom but... making 23 new growths after repotting. I've been threatening to toss it if it doesn't bloom but I think it knows that I've invested too much...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jeff214
Update: While it was suffering under my...

Update:

While it was suffering under my care, indoors... It's beginning to take off outside. Multiple growths on the L. purpurata, L. Pulcherrima.

It's a bit embarrassing to show these... but...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-19-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By Jeff214
wowza! Beautiful blooms.

wowza! Beautiful blooms.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-14-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 485
Posted By Jeff214
hmm... My psychopsis has been sulking since the...

hmm... My psychopsis has been sulking since the last time I repotted it in bark mixture 5 years ago. I haven't touched it since then. Perhaps it's time be bold (with the utmost care for the roots, of...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 05-11-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks! It's surprising how much sun the...

Thanks! It's surprising how much sun the Encyclicas (and Mexican Laelias) can take. I have an Enc. tampensis mounted on a wood slab and it also seems to enjoy the direct sun. Hope yours blooms soon!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 05-11-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Jeff214
Encyclia alata

Finally got this one to bloom... got it as a BetterGro bag baby a few years ago. I decided to give it direct sunlight this year since nothing else seemed to help. And help it did. Leaves and...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-04-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Jeff214
Great, velvety red! I was never for mini catts,...

Great, velvety red!
I was never for mini catts, but I may be slowly changing...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-01-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Jeff214
What a wonderful coral. Great flowers.

What a wonderful coral. Great flowers.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-30-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Jeff214
Galeopetalum and a Miltoniopsis

Galeopetalum seems to be enjoying this heatwave in California but my Miltoniopsis... not so much. Summer temps hit right when the flowers began to open.

Not sure what to do with the Miltoniopsis -...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-28-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Jeff214
I use city water for nearly all my orchids. I...

I use city water for nearly all my orchids. I haven't heard them complain (that I know of).

I'll try a couple more fungicides (like agri-fos) and see. I'm tired of loosing spikes on this one......
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-28-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Jeff214
I've been applying propiconazole (2tbsp per gal)...

I've been applying propiconazole (2tbsp per gal) every four months per manufacturer's recommendation and copper based fungicide to the leaves whenever I noticed honeydew or a discoloration. I've only...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Jeff214
I started applying cal mag when the new growths...

I started applying cal mag when the new growths appeared, recommended dose, twice a month. not sure if that's enough.

I remember now... when I got this plant, there was a mound of off white...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-27-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Jeff214
I've used a systemic fungicide, infuse...

I've used a systemic fungicide, infuse (propiconazole), and a copper based one (I found at a hardware store) but it did not help. A neighbor recommended physan 20. I'll look into the two you...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-27-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Jeff214
Black spot on Cattleya

Hi,

I am having issues with black spots on a Cattleya hybrid.
I've noticed that it occurs when the new leaf is emerging out of the sheath and rubs against honeydew that collects there. I've tried...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-23-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Jeff214
Looks perfect in that basket!

Looks perfect in that basket!
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-22-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By Jeff214
I've ordered a "4-inch" Grammatophyllum from them...

I've ordered a "4-inch" Grammatophyllum from them and received a 12"+ plant with multiple spikes. ...pretty shocked (in a great way) to get that package.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-19-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Jeff214
Rain, rain, and a bit-o-sunshine...

It's been raining where I live for the last week and a half... and it was nice to see a bit of "sunshine" peeking out from the windowsill this morning.

Rth. Bit-O-Sunshine. Apt name!
Forum: Windowsill Growing 04-19-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By Jeff214
That really sucks! Your orchids look happy by...

That really sucks! Your orchids look happy by that window though.


My plants just weren't getting enough sun so I've put up my blinds for them... I have enough plants that it blocks the view from...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-19-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Jeff214
Really is a beautiful lip!

Really is a beautiful lip!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-17-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By Jeff214
Well that gives me an idea... haha

Well that gives me an idea... haha
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-16-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By Jeff214
Very pretty! What kind of light levels do you...

Very pretty! What kind of light levels do you give it?
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-13-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jeff214
I'm jealous of you guys. I ordered from...

I'm jealous of you guys. I ordered from Hausermann's in January but they can't ship yet it to the west coast due to low temps! I'll just live vicariously through your hauls...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 04-12-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Jeff214
Nice blooms! Close up's alien like and sort of...

Nice blooms! Close up's alien like and sort of menacing with the red background. haha.
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