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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By mofms1
Thanks so much for responding. I just have one...

Thanks so much for responding. I just have one more question. Do you think I need to repot this into a slightly larger pot? The roots are all over the place on this one. If the plant is doing well...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By mofms1
New Cattleya, No ID

I bought a Cattleya at Orchid Trail from their discount table aout 1.5 weeks ago. It didn't have an ID other than it's a Cattleya. The flowers were gorgeous, orange with a vibrant red on the...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By mofms1
I've just started drilling glass and this makes...

I've just started drilling glass and this makes sense. Not drilling 2 holes will be a bit easier, especially on some of the smaller containers I'm using
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-15-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By mofms1
FDK After Dark new growth continued

My FDK After Dark has a new growth and I wasnít sure about re-potting and dividing yet. Also there was a comment that it could possibly be a spike and not a new bulb. Well, Iím pretty sure itís a new...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-08-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By mofms1
Thanks! Wish I could take credit for how it...

Thanks! Wish I could take credit for how it looks, but I haven't had it long enough. :) Will the new roots come out from the top, like air roots on a phal? I'm worried I won't even see the new...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-07-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By mofms1
New growth on FDK After Dark?

I noticed that my FDK After Dark (I think it belongs in this group) dropped its flowers. It only had two. Iíve only had it since the beginning of Nov, and it didnít flower for very long. The flowers...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By mofms1
Phal planted in s/h

One of my phal's has started to grow a new leaf and was outgrowing its pot so I thought I'd move it over to s/h.
the other phal is still in bloom so I have a ways to go before I move it, plus I...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By mofms1
New leaf on BLC

My mounted BLC seems to be growing a new leaf! I'm not sure if it was there when I first mounted it, or if it's grown since then, but I figure this means I must be doing something right.

(I'm...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-10-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,881
Posted By mofms1
So, when it's time to repot I can fill the pot...

So, when it's time to repot I can fill the pot with sphagnum and as long as the pot drains well, it shouldn't rot the roots? I don't usually use sphagnum in pots, but this FDK is very new to me and...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-10-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,720
Posted By mofms1
I know this is a bit of an older post, but I live...

I know this is a bit of an older post, but I live near Orchid Trail and just went to visit them the weekend before last. I ended up coming home with a Bulbophylium Plumosa. They really did have a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-10-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,881
Posted By mofms1
I got an FDK at the orchid show I went to a month...

I got an FDK at the orchid show I went to a month or so ago and right now it's got 2 blooms (the others never opened) and I don't do anything with it. I was told to give it a teaspoon or so of water...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-10-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By mofms1
My SO uses the mason jars for canning, pickling,...

My SO uses the mason jars for canning, pickling, and whatever other storage he wants. So those are pretty much off limits for me. :)

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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By mofms1
y'all, I can not figure out for the life of me...

y'all, I can not figure out for the life of me how to get the pics to show in the proper orientation. But I have one of my newly saved mini phals in s/h with LECA. I soaked the Leca all yesterday...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-09-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mofms1
I'll talk to my SO about drilling a new hole and...

I'll talk to my SO about drilling a new hole and turning it around until it establishes. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-09-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mofms1
I think I can bring them back, but if not, I...

I think I can bring them back, but if not, I won't be super sad about losing these. I have a couple of normal-sized phals that seem to be doing well and I'd be much more upset if I lost those
...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-09-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mofms1
I appreciate the suggestion and there's already a...

I appreciate the suggestion and there's already a little bit of Sphagnum over the roots that were in a pot. There were quite a few air roots on this plant and I did leave those free. The sphag is...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-09-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,438
Posted By mofms1
The dollar store is definitely the place to go...

The dollar store is definitely the place to go for glass for "crafts"
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-08-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mofms1
mini phal on cork bark

141032About a week ago I bought a couple of seriously dried out mini-phals from Lowe's for $1 each. Today I mounted one of them up on cork bark. There was a natural depression that had a hole about...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-07-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,438
Posted By mofms1
It's probably just a dead link then. I've been...

It's probably just a dead link then. I've been to your site and had noticed there was some stuff for sale, I'll probably go with pots that have holes in the bottom and set them in deep saucers with...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,438
Posted By mofms1
I have been to your website to read about s/h,...

I have been to your website to read about s/h, but when I click on the shop link it won't let me. Has that been taken down? My computer is telling me it is some kind of security risk. I would love...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-07-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,365
Posted By mofms1
This answers a question of mine as I am having...

This answers a question of mine as I am having problems finding pots I can use for s/h. but I do have an additional question. If I use a pot with holes on the bottom, will I need to do anything...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-07-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By mofms1
So where is everyone getting the pots for the...

So where is everyone getting the pots for the LECA s/h set up? Are they all homemade? Do I just pick a container of the correct size and drill some holes in the side a 1/2" up from the bottom?
...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 12-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By mofms1
I haven't had it long enough to be mineral build...

I haven't had it long enough to be mineral build up and it's fluffy and fuzzy. Also, if you looked at it from the side, it was raised, not like a mineral spot that has seeped into the pores of the...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 12-06-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By mofms1
white fuzzy mold

I have a Paph Supersilk Eureka and Paph Spring Desire. I just got these a few weeks ago at an orchid show and they're the first paphs I've owned. The Eureka bloomed a week or two after I got it,...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 12-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By mofms1
I have read that while most orchid roots do need...

I have read that while most orchid roots do need some version of moistness, they also need a lot of airflow. So I would think the saran wrap might be a bad idea.

I had also read that tree fern...
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