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Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By estación seca
Stickiness under the leaves can be caused by...

Stickiness under the leaves can be caused by spider mites, aphids, white fly larvae and mealybugs. Can you look with a magnifying glass? Because spider mites like warm, dry conditions, they can be a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 01-20-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! I echo the...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

I echo the above.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-19-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By estación seca
Sanitizing tools for virus control

I just came across this (https://gpnmag.com/article/truth-about-milk-and-tmv/) when looking up how to disinfect potentially virus-contaminated soil and gardening equipment. I had searched on "Does...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 01-19-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
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 01-18-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
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 01-18-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
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 01-18-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By estación seca
As mentioned, they should not dry out.

As mentioned, they should not dry out.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-18-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
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 01-18-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
Posted By estación seca
I would check for spider mites.

I would check for spider mites.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 01-18-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
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: 140
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: 364
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: 892
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: 100
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: 141
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: 173
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: 412
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: 402
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: 133
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: 126
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: 161
Posted By estación seca
Very nice one!

Very nice one!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
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: 77
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: 250
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...
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