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Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-14-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By camille1585
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Will you be pollinating your Brassavola soon?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-14-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By camille1585
I agree that it does look salvageable. I just...

I agree that it does look salvageable. I just have a few extra comments. Be careful not to overpot it, there aren't many roots so a pot which is too large won't dry out fast enough. I would also cut...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-14-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By camille1585
Pollinating flowers to obtain seeds, whether by...

Pollinating flowers to obtain seeds, whether by using flowers from the same spike or a different plant will not weaken the mother plant if the mother plant is otherwise a healthy plant, and if there...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 11-11-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By camille1585
That look absolutely stunning!! As I was...

That look absolutely stunning!!
As I was reading your post (before opening the photo to full size) I was imagining something rather small, more like a table top paludarium. But it's actually even...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-10-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By camille1585
You do have the chance of having a great orchid...

You do have the chance of having a great orchid nursery in Italy. At least that was the case when I used to order plants there 7-8 years ago, when I still lived in France (cheap shipping fees). No...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 11-08-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By camille1585
Both. My one mottled blooms every 2 years (Paph...

Both. My one mottled blooms every 2 years (Paph Pinocchio) and the 2 others are are Noids with plain leaves. One was tentatively identified as being Paph Atlantinet or something very similar, and...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 11-08-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By camille1585
Beautiful Paph! And very well grown. Paphs hate...

Beautiful Paph! And very well grown. Paphs hate me for some reason, they only flower once every 2-4 years...

Normally there's nothing stopping a Paph from having multiple spikes, as you've seen it...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-07-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By camille1585
Interesting, thanks! I may reduce as well. And...

Interesting, thanks! I may reduce as well. And I'm thinking that since I'm using tapwater, I could bring some tap and fertilized water to work and check the conductivity to see how much my tapwater...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-07-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By camille1585
I'm using Akerne Rainmix (MSU formula for pure...

I'm using Akerne Rainmix (MSU formula for pure water) at the recommended dosage of 0.5g per liter, roughly 3 out of 4 waterings. Would that still be high enough to prevent the Catt from blooming?
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-07-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By camille1585
For root growth, you could try Kelpmax. I don't...

For root growth, you could try Kelpmax. I don't have first hand experience since I can't get it here in Europe, but seeing everyone's experiences with it here, it does a terrific job at stimulating...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-07-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By camille1585
Sorry to hear that! We also had some odd...

Sorry to hear that!
We also had some odd weather this summer - hot with no rain and low humidity, and then around mid september the weather did a full 180° to cloudy, wet and humid. We've barely...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-07-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By camille1585
The lighter green color when you first got it...

The lighter green color when you first got it could be due to higher light levels as the nursery.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-07-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By camille1585
Darn. :( I was afraid of that. Any idea what...

Darn. :( I was afraid of that.
Any idea what may have caused it, or is it just bad luck?
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-07-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By camille1585
If you can't find a suitable mix at the garden...

If you can't find a suitable mix at the garden center, you can always try here: Orchid Supplies UK | Making Orchid Growing Easy! (https://orchidsupplies.co.uk/) Sometimes garden centers have decent...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-07-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By camille1585
Any hope of seeing flowers from this dried up Catt sheath?

I got a few new Catts in the spring, after having had only 1 very easy growing Catt until now (a C.aclandiae hybrid) and am still learning about this alliance.

My Lc. Final Blue grew a sheath...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-07-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By camille1585
A shame that a nursery wouldn't label their...

A shame that a nursery wouldn't label their plants!

I don't know enough about Encyclia to say what it may or may not be, but reflexing flower parts can be due to the plant being a poor specimen or...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-07-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By camille1585
Good catch!! I fixed it. I had phrased it...

Good catch!! I fixed it. I had phrased it differently originally, but didn't reread well enough after editing. :blushing:
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-07-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By camille1585
You could have just as easily said that while...

You could have just as easily said that while remaining respectful and without resorting to bad language.

I don't know what upset you in this thread, but profanity was not called for and I have...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-07-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By camille1585
I agree, there are probably similar looking...

I agree, there are probably similar looking hybrids out there to give an ID with certainty. That does look like a possible Apple Blossom, but this this orchid also has a lot of natural variability in...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-06-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By camille1585
I love how quickly you went from "I might get...

I love how quickly you went from "I might get one" to "got it!" :coverlaugh:

Seems mile you are building a nice collection of Laelias now. Hopefully this one will do as well as your harpophylla!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-05-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By camille1585
All roots, but a good healthy root system is...

All roots, but a good healthy root system is good!! :)

A flower stem looks different when it appears. The tip is flat and looks like a mitten, and flower stems generally appear on the plant at the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-05-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By camille1585
Watering – You can either soak the pot or run...

Watering – You can either soak the pot or run water through the pot. But seeing how big the chunks of bark are, I think soaking might do a better job. How long you set it soak doesn’t matter so much....
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-05-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard!! Don't worry about...

Welcome to Orchidboard!!

Don't worry about your English, there are a lot of non-native English speakers on this forum and it's ok if it's not perfect. The most important is that you can be...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-05-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By camille1585
I was also going to suggest Haraella odorata, it...

I was also going to suggest Haraella odorata, it really is a cutie! Some other favorites (some of which I've given up on for now since I don't have a terrarium or enclosed growing area where I can...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-05-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By camille1585
It's not necessarily a problem. I got a...

It's not necessarily a problem. I got a Scindapsus aureus (Pothos) some years ago, and started out with a small coco fiber stake. When it grew too large for that, I bought a larger stake which I...
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