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Forum: Potting & Repotting Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By Mr.Fakename
This 50/50 LECA and rockwool mix has been a game...

This 50/50 LECA and rockwool mix has been a game changer for me, it's fantastic.

I'm seeing great root growth, and the even moisture in the pot + increased humidity around the plants really seem...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-09-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I think Estación seca, James and SouthPark...

I think Estación seca, James and SouthPark explained it in a way that's easy to grasp.

Meristems are basically the plant equivalent of stem cells, and will react differently according to what...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-09-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Those Latouria Den are really cool!

Those Latouria Den are really cool!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-09-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I've read digitalised letters that some...

I've read digitalised letters that some collection curators sent each other, back in the ol' days (~1850-1900), wayyy before aseptic culture was a thing.

They were talking about a ground-breaking...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-08-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Jeff, isurus79 also has a YouTube channel. It's a...

Jeff, isurus79 also has a YouTube channel. It's a goldmine and his explanations really helped me get a feeling for this group of plants: Stephen Van Kampen-Lewis - YouTube...
Forum: Propagation 04-05-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Ideally before the flask gets very crowded and...

Ideally before the flask gets very crowded and seedlings start forming clumps. Then it gets harder and harder to separate them without doing damage.
Forum: Propagation 04-02-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I use similar glassware for micropropagation. Jam...

I use similar glassware for micropropagation. Jam jar, mason jars, baby food pots, pretty much whatever will work just fine.

Gas exchange isn't that important when sowing seeds, as you should...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-01-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I don't grow Sarracenia, but if I were you I'd...

I don't grow Sarracenia, but if I were you I'd say screw it and try anyway, with a Guinea rhizome :biggrin:

Depending on the type of wet land they like, there's a chance nutrients aren't totally...
Forum: Species 03-30-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I don't remember the exact location/leaf shape...

I don't remember the exact location/leaf shape relation, so don't consider this 100% accurate; but I believe the rounder trait comes from Sabah and Sarawak, and narrow leaves from East Kalimantan.
...
Forum: Species 03-29-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Here are mine: Grown under LEDs, Cattleya...

Here are mine:

Grown under LEDs, Cattleya light levels. After they're done with their current leaves, I'll put them even closer to the light bulb.
They get a bit of natural spring light during...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-29-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 924
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I second SouthPark's idea, nothing like a dose of...

I second SouthPark's idea, nothing like a dose of fear to teach those furry jerks. They have to learn what "no" means.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-25-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I see no reason to be worried. The leaf will...

I see no reason to be worried. The leaf will continue degrading, and will ultimately drop at the base where it attaches to the stem.

In my low humidity conditions, cuttings drop their leaves...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-25-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Like with many orchids, there's no definitive...

Like with many orchids, there's no definitive right or wrong.

I got 2 in small bark, 2 in S/H, 1 mounted and 1 in pure living Sphagnum; and they're all doing perfectly fine.

That said,...
Forum: Species 03-24-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Phalaenopsis gigantea was described by J.J. Smith...

Phalaenopsis gigantea was described by J.J. Smith in 1909 (“Bulletin du Département de l'Agriculture aux Indes Néerlandaises”).
It is named after the size of its leaves, reaching 60+cm (2+ feet). It...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I'm seeing a lack of Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis in...

I'm seeing a lack of Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis in those lists. Highly recommended for strong fragrance :biggrin:
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-24-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Looks very much like a Phal Double Eagle to me,...

Looks very much like a Phal Double Eagle to me, corningiana x sumatrana.
Forum: Members' Displays 03-23-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,884
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Here are my biggest, 3 genera: - Angraecum...

Here are my biggest, 3 genera:

- Angraecum Veitchii, leaves are 55-60cm, 120cm tall
- Phragmipedium longifolium, the biggest growth has leaves of 50cm
- NoID Phal, leaves are 30cm, flowers 13cm...
Forum: Identification Forum 03-21-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Interesting, the spikes are reminiscent of...

Interesting, the spikes are reminiscent of Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi.

Do you have more info about the location where it was found?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-19-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Take a look at this thread to see a deciduous...

Take a look at this thread to see a deciduous lowii in action: How to water a deciduous Phal. lowii (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/species/106157-water-deciduous-phal-lowii.html)

They go...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-19-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Mr.Fakename
If roots inside are not allowed to dry, it's the...

If roots inside are not allowed to dry, it's the most important (IMO). I find them very sensitive to variations in humidity.

The answer to that question is probably more complex than you expected...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-19-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Mr.Fakename
How are you growing your plant? Roots look...

How are you growing your plant? Roots look dry-ish.

This Phal belongs to a very specific family of Phalaenopsis, and dry spells trigger them into deciduous dormancy.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-18-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Mr.Fakename
The Capanemia is sooo tiny, I didn't want to risk...

The Capanemia is sooo tiny, I didn't want to risk damaging it for a picture!

It's expensive - but to be honest I prefer paying this price and get excellent packaging, rather than saving a few...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-18-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Talking Schwerter Orchideenzucht

There's a reason why Schwerter is one of the top European nursery: they're great.

Super fast and responsive, helpful, top notch packaging, affordable plants, large choice, thriving orchids.
...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-18-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I really, really wanna see an Orchid Society...

I really, really wanna see an Orchid Society presentation about the sheer superiority of alpaca manure in Catasetinae growing. Git 'er done!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-18-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Alright, I went full hillbilly and made my own...

Alright, I went full hillbilly and made my own version of the PET method with palm tree scraps from a neighbour's garden. Turned out nicely, let's see how it goes!
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