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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-12-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Shabe
Cattleya Frans Hais - should I repot now?

The latest growth on my Frans Hais has matured and it looks to me like itís big enough to bloom, so Iíve been hoping to see a spike form soon. But instead of a bloom itís starting another growths I...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-17-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Shabe
They grow on iron ore outcrops in their native...

They grow on iron ore outcrops in their native habitat. I have some of these iron ore pellets so I thought Iíd try them. But most people who grow them donít add anything with iron and theirs do just...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-06-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Shabe
Itís been a couple of months since potting my...

Itís been a couple of months since potting my milleri and she has some new growths already.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 08-13-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Shabe
I use Kelpmax. Is that the same thing?

I use Kelpmax. Is that the same thing?
Forum: Potting & Repotting 08-12-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Shabe
I potted up my milleri a few weeks ago and so far...

I potted up my milleri a few weeks ago and so far itís looking good. Top layer of coco husk around the crown to help keep it moist. I hear they are slow to root. Is that anybody elseís experience?
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-02-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Shabe
Laelia milleri - Iím going to try this media

Iíve been wanting to try a Laelia milleri for awhile and knowing that they grow on iron ore outcroppings in their native environment I knew I needed to be mindful of that when potting it. I have...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 07-02-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Shabe
Hello-introducing myself!

Iíve been growing orchids in my home for about 30 years. I still have one of my first - an unnamed oncidium. I grow oncidiums, phals, a few catts, and a few other types. Iíve been growing plants...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-09-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Shabe
I use an orchid fertilizer (NPK) with...

I use an orchid fertilizer (NPK) with micronutrients and Ca-Mg. It is fertilizer specifically for RO (not municipal) water. It doesnít work well if not applied regularly😄 As I said I tend to...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-08-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Shabe
Thank you for the tips. I figure it might be Ca...

Thank you for the tips. I figure it might be Ca and Mg deficiency because some of the leaves are showing signs of Mg deficit. Although the fertilizer I use has those in it I water exclusively with...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-08-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Shabe
I grow my orchids mostly under artificial light,...

I grow my orchids mostly under artificial light, with good humidity. I donít track day/night temp - it doesnít vary much indoors. Nor do I pay attention to how often I water. The oncidium is in...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-07-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Shabe
Spots on oncidium-False spider mites or ?

These spots appeared on my Sharry Baby oncidium. They appear to be a central spot surrounded by sunken tissue about 2mm across. Iíve also seen these on my jumellea where they produce a sticky...
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