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Forum: Member Projects 03-28-2017, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Orchid Whisperer
i agree. I have three, and although they are...

i agree. I have three, and although they are all growing, the healthiest plant with the best roots is mounted. I am considering moving my potted C. Walkeriana to a mount.

If you can, place any...
Forum: Member Projects 11-27-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
On my wood mount, the roots get sprayed daily. ...

On my wood mount, the roots get sprayed daily. There is no sphagnum moss on the mount, so the roots just absorb the daily spray. That seems to be enough water so far.
Forum: Member Projects 11-27-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I posted a photo of this mount back in the summer...

I posted a photo of this mount back in the summer when I first mounted it. Here it is in my indoor growing space:
...
Forum: Member Projects 09-30-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
The C. Wayndora parent is 18 to 24 inches tall,...

The C. Wayndora parent is 18 to 24 inches tall, so the size should reflect this. Expect a mature plant in the 12 to 18 inch tall range.
Forum: Member Projects 09-28-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Silken - THANK YOU!!! I have been looking...

Silken - THANK YOU!!!

I have been looking for such a photo for a long time.

Back story on my plant. I purchased it in 1984 or 1985 from Cali Orchids in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico (a company by...
Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Cattleya Wayndora is a reliable and easy bloomer,...

Cattleya Wayndora is a reliable and easy bloomer, if the plant is full grown and if the root system is healthy. Very fragrant. Requires typical Cattleya conditions with coarse potting medium. I...
Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Absolutely!!

Absolutely!!
Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 05:22 PM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Here are a couple photos from when my C. Wayndora...

Here are a couple photos from when my C. Wayndora bloomed late this summer:

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb404/d_b_oconnell/IMG_20160927_171226_zpseqr10pfz.jpg
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Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Wow - I have had a C. Wayndora for 30+ years, now...

Wow - I have had a C. Wayndora for 30+ years, now I have some walkerianas. Maybe I can re-make C. Memoria Robert Strait?

I sometimes feel like I have the only Wayndora left on the planet. I have...
Forum: Member Projects 08-29-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
With you new pictures, I agree - not concrete. ...

With you new pictures, I agree - not concrete. The lower part looks like a granitic rock with potassium feldspar (See https://opentextbc.ca/geology/chapter/8-4-isotopic-dating-methods/ , especially...
Forum: Member Projects 08-28-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I'm a geologist, and I'm trying to puzzle out...

I'm a geologist, and I'm trying to puzzle out what the rock might be. Possibly some concrete that may have been placed around an iron post? (The red in the lower part suggests oxidized iron). You...
Forum: Member Projects 08-05-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
An honest Ebay seller behaving well deserves a...

An honest Ebay seller behaving well deserves a mention. If you don't mind, what is the seller's name on Ebay?
Forum: Member Projects 08-03-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I have recovered a couple $7.00 seedling...

I have recovered a couple $7.00 seedling Cattleyas in similar or worse shape this year, so don't lose hope.

My advice is somewhat similar to estacion seca and Leafmite. You can go ahead and mount...
Forum: Member Projects 07-24-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Just offering :twocents: here, but if you have...

Just offering :twocents: here, but if you have some new roots growing, I would go ahead and get it mounted very soon, no need for the roots to get bigger. My mounted C. walkeriana has grown well...
Forum: Member Projects 07-09-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Thanks, that is very helpful. I have 3 of the...

Thanks, that is very helpful. I have 3 of the same 'Carmela' semi-alba clone. The one that is closest to the size you mentioned is mounted and the pseudobulbs are about 2 inches, leaves maybe 3...
Forum: Member Projects 07-09-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Question for those that have grown C. Walkeriana...

Question for those that have grown C. Walkeriana before.

I know this is a relatively small plant. How big is the plant usually when it is blooming size (leaf length, pseudobulb height, or...
Forum: Member Projects 06-07-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I'm watering my mount daily, unless it has been...

I'm watering my mount daily, unless it has been raining. It is pretty humid during summers here. So far, mine seems happy with that. It is growing new roots and a new shoot.
Forum: Member Projects 06-07-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
My three seedlings are pretty tiny. My 'side...

My three seedlings are pretty tiny. My 'side project' is to compare 3 very similar seedlings and see which does best, growing in 3 different styles (mounted, in a pot, or growing on top of a...
Forum: Member Projects 05-21-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Hi u bada, glad you like the mount! I'm...

Hi u bada, glad you like the mount!

I'm fortunate to have a patch of mixed pine and hardwood in my back yard. When the pine trees die for whatever reason, the soft sapwood of the pines is easily...
Forum: Member Projects 05-21-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Yep, all of mine did the same thing. Adaptation...

Yep, all of mine did the same thing. Adaptation to intermittently dry climate, most likely.
Forum: Member Projects 05-21-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I have three seedlings of C. walkeriana 'Carmela'...

I have three seedlings of C. walkeriana 'Carmela' semi-alba, and wanted to try growing it three different ways. Initially when I bought the plants, one went on a section of tree fern, the other two...
Forum: Member Projects 05-11-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
Outdoors until I can't be.

Outdoors until I can't be.
Forum: Member Projects 05-05-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
It does help - thanks! I may have some wood at...

It does help - thanks! I may have some wood at home with moss already established and growing. I'll have a look tomorrow.
Forum: Member Projects 05-05-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
No pics right now, but all 3 of mine have new...

No pics right now, but all 3 of mine have new shoots and/or roots growing.

I still have not decided on mounting one of the potted ones, or whether to just leave them both in the pot. I need to...
Forum: Member Projects 04-25-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By Orchid Whisperer
I have 3 recently purchased C. Walkerianas. One...

I have 3 recently purchased C. Walkerianas. One found at Lowes a while back, another two found at a different Lowes later on. All are Carmela clone & the same age.

One I have planted inside the...
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