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Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By camille1585
Roots are roots whether they are in a pot, air,...

Roots are roots whether they are in a pot, air, or water and will have the same cell structure (going back to your question, all have a velamen). The difference is in the properties the root develops...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 356
Posted By camille1585
As someone who works in a company growing leafy...

As someone who works in a company growing leafy vegetables and herbs on a massive scale in hydroponics, I can tell you that your last statement is false, or at the very least incomplete. Roots that...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-23-2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By camille1585
Now that is a fantastic display with those huge...

Now that is a fantastic display with those huge keikis! Do you have plans to separate those keikis at some point?

While you will never find the exact name of the hybrid, these types (spotted...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-23-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By camille1585
I agree with Roberta about repotting being ok,...

I agree with Roberta about repotting being ok, but once the flowers are open. Phals generally don't miss a beat when repotting, even in bloom, however they can be more sensitive when in bud. I...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-22-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard! Sorry that no one has...

Welcome to Orchidboard! Sorry that no one has tried to help you with your questions yet.

Repotting was a good idea, but applying hdrogen peroxide is not. It's quite agressive and can damage all...
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-22-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By camille1585
O think Orchidtinkerer's second suggestion with...

O think Orchidtinkerer's second suggestion with the trays to catch runoff is problably what is the most workable, and most commonly done. Quite a few people have rigged up a shelfing system to deal...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-20-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By camille1585
Orchidtinkerer, this is an orchid forum. You are...

Orchidtinkerer, this is an orchid forum. You are welcome to voice your opinion about orchids and plants and related things, but historically OB had tried to keep potentially touchy subjects like...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-20-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By camille1585
Steve (Isurus) is in Texas in the Austin area,...

Steve (Isurus) is in Texas in the Austin area, and posted a video 5 days ago on Youtube. He has filled his mudroom and other parts of his house with all his orchids which normally live out in the...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By camille1585
To add to this, I have indirect contacts in the...

To add to this, I have indirect contacts in the vaccine development world which have said that a major difference is the money that has been thrown at this vaccine. In a usual situation the yearly...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,523
Posted By camille1585
Excellent suggestion, and the vendor that has the...

Excellent suggestion, and the vendor that has the Cherokee Purple also has these! I used to sow the same 2 varieties each year, and have started testing a few new types the past couple years to see...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-19-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,523
Posted By camille1585
I'm so jealous, not only do you already have ripe...

I'm so jealous, not only do you already have ripe tomatoes, but delicious ones at that! I won't be sowing my seeds until end of March...

You guys have made me so curious about Cherokee Purple that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-19-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By camille1585
That Phal looks very good. New leaves often feel...

That Phal looks very good. New leaves often feel a bit soft, and they also tend to color up more easily than mature leaves when exposed to higher light. Phals with pink/purple flowers also tend to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-18-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 269
Posted By camille1585
Recirculation is already mandatory in Dutch...

Recirculation is already mandatory in Dutch nurseries, but commercial orchid nurseries were exempted from this since orchids are extremely salt sensitive if you compare them to nearly all other pot...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-18-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 269
Posted By camille1585
About sodium, I read an article about it a few...

About sodium, I read an article about it a few days ago, and managed to find it again. In 2027 dutch nurseries must fully recirculate their water, and with orchids they are concerned about the sodium...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-18-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By camille1585
That is a fanstastic looking Black Pearl!! Very...

That is a fanstastic looking Black Pearl!! Very nicely done. How long have you been growing this plant? It certainly has an impressive number of spikes on it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By camille1585
You can mix whatever you want, in the proportions...

You can mix whatever you want, in the proportions you want. It all depends on the needs of the specific orchid and what you are trying to achieve... The proportions can also depend on your climate....
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-16-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By camille1585
Nice windowsill set-up! You have some nice...

Nice windowsill set-up! You have some nice looking 'non-orchid' plants, especially that super nice mount in the last photo!

As to Vandas, many people in the Netherlands grow them using the vase...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-16-2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By camille1585
Is there a reason why you are specifically...

Is there a reason why you are specifically looking for RainMix? Rainmix is a version of MSU fertilizer, and was developed in the US at Michigan State University, hence the name. Akerne Orchids...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-14-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By camille1585
Interesting discussion about bark, and it works...

Interesting discussion about bark, and it works so well for me that I never really thought that some people may have polar opposite experiences with it.

These are my obervations over the years:
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-12-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By camille1585
Word of warning about this type of mealybug. They...

Word of warning about this type of mealybug. They can be found everywhere, and not just on plants. I couldn't figure out why they kept coming back after weekly rotating chemical treatments. I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-11-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 350
Posted By camille1585
I have noticed that in some cases birds will...

I have noticed that in some cases birds will eat/destroy plants not because they find them especially tasty, but because they are missing something in nature. For instance, I used to put nets over my...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-11-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By camille1585
Thanks for sharing the photos! Doves are quite...

Thanks for sharing the photos! Doves are quite good at making their nests in the most bizarre (and inconvenient places).

So, how are you watering the plant?
Forum: Identification Forum 02-11-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By camille1585
I also vote for Den tetragonum. It's a nice Den,...

I also vote for Den tetragonum. It's a nice Den, though I've already killed 2 and I'm scared to try another one! (I'm a serial Den killer...)
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-11-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By camille1585
I measured them yesterday. Roughly 3 to 3.3cm...

I measured them yesterday. Roughly 3 to 3.3cm high and 4.5cm wide. I honestly don't know if that standard or not!




I've heard a lot about Cl. Rebecca Northen, and really want one. I had...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-10-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By camille1585
I'm skeptical as well, since I don't think that a...

I'm skeptical as well, since I don't think that a physical burn is in any way comparable to high light levels. One well known blooming trigger in Vanilla is that blooming will be induced (on a plant...
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