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Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-07-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Leafmite
Always sad to hear of an orchid vendor closing. ...

Always sad to hear of an orchid vendor closing. Looks like you took home a really great haul!
Forum: Hybrids 07-07-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Leafmite
What a pretty orchid! If it did not have a...

What a pretty orchid!
If it did not have a name, it is nameless which, as long as you do not need to replace it or help a friend find the same orchid, is perfectly fine. I have had nameless plants...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-07-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Leafmite
Wow, that is really gorgeous! I love everything...

Wow, that is really gorgeous! I love everything about that one! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-07-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Leafmite
Wow, that is really pretty! Congratulations!

Wow, that is really pretty! Congratulations!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-07-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Leafmite
I am sorry to hear about your little fragrans. I...

I am sorry to hear about your little fragrans. I am not sure what has caused the leaf drop. I lost one many years ago to Calcium deficiency and finally replaced it a couple of years ago. I really...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 05-07-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Leafmite
Sounds busy but fun! Good luck with your new...

Sounds busy but fun! Good luck with your new growing conditions and your two helpers! :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 05-07-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Leafmite
It is amazing how many ways that one can grow...

It is amazing how many ways that one can grow plants, including orchids. :)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-07-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Leafmite
That is a really amazing flower! What a great...

That is a really amazing flower! What a great idea of a cross!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-07-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Leafmite
I have a Vanilla planifolia. For the soil, I...

I have a Vanilla planifolia. For the soil, I mixed a regular commercial potting soil with extra perlite, sand, and bark. It is in a six-inch pot. I have been wrapping the growing vine around a...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 05-03-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! :)

Hello and welcome! :)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 05-03-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,372
Posted By Leafmite
Wow! How wonderful to see all your beautiful air...

Wow! How wonderful to see all your beautiful air plants! I have a much smaller collection of these wonderful plants and I just love all the different forms. Thank you for sharing the photos. It...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 05-03-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Leafmite
You do sound busy. Good luck with all of the...

You do sound busy. Good luck with all of the repairs and renovations. :)
Forum: Hybrids 05-03-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By Leafmite
It is difficult to say whether you have the right...

It is difficult to say whether you have the right orchid.
Temperature can have a big impact on 'reds' in flowers. Cooler temperatures seem to bring out the 'reds' better. Over the years, I have...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-24-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,958
Posted By Leafmite
NZ sphagnum moss is a great medium if it is of...

NZ sphagnum moss is a great medium if it is of good quality (long-fiber AAA or AAAA grade) and if the pot allows for fresh air to get to the roots (basket-type pot, shallow pot, or a clay pot that...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 04-10-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By Leafmite
That is very nice!

That is very nice!
Forum: Species 04-10-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice. I really like this one. I bought a...

Very nice. I really like this one. I bought a pair of small ones that had just been taken from a compot. It might be a while before I get a nice show from them.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-10-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Leafmite
Drop off your out of bloom orchids and pick them...

Drop off your out of bloom orchids and pick them up when they are ready to bloom....neat idea. It is Chadwick and Sons, too, a very reputable place. It is nice that these people are not tossing the...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-10-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By Leafmite
Dendrobium auriculatum blooms all the time. They...

Dendrobium auriculatum blooms all the time. They do not form spikes, just buds off the stem of the plant but the flowers are pretty and fragrant. Not only is it nearly always in bloom, it is easy...
Forum: Species 03-25-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Leafmite
I have the same problem. I really love the...

I have the same problem. I really love the bellina but I have cooler temperatures (N: 60'F- D: 68'F) in the winter. I have tried and failed a few times trying to grow this one. I decided to try...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-25-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! I do not collect CP's but...

Hello and welcome!

I do not collect CP's but I do really love my little Ping. It takes good care of fungus gnat issues. Now I think I need something for ants.... :)
Sorry to hear about the loss...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-25-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By Leafmite
Fortunately, the Cattleya growing season is about...

Fortunately, the Cattleya growing season is about to begin. Humidity is important at this stage. If you want to pot it, stake it on top of the medium so that it doesn't wiggle and put it somewhere...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 03-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Leafmite
Nice finds! You are really getting into the...

Nice finds! You are really getting into the Zygos! Are they fragrant?
Rob is very nice. He did a presentation at our OS a couple of years ago.
It certainly is show season! We had our show...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-25-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By Leafmite
For most of the species orchids, I find Chadwick...

For most of the species orchids, I find Chadwick and Sons to be one of the best sources of information. I am surprised that no one else recommended it. Here is the dowiana:

Cattleya dowiana...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! I have quite a few other...

Hello and welcome!

I have quite a few other houseplants, too. :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-20-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! :)

Hello and welcome! :)
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