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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Post 3 more throwaway posts and you will be able...

Post 3 more throwaway posts and you will be able to post pics. The magic number is 5 posts before you can post photos.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
I would've recommended the second method for you....

I would've recommended the second method for you. The second method's not a fluke, that's how many growers grow them.

Congratulations.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Can't see. Are they black or are they...

Can't see.

Are they black or are they violet?

If they are violet, not a problem.

If they are black, might be too cold. What is the temperature where it is growing. These like it on the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Yes, and no. Yes: 1. It can create...

Yes, and no.

Yes:

1. It can create offshoots from the base.

2. They like to be grown humid.

3. They do like lower light levels (bright shade).
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
You'll not find a lot on the internet about...

You'll not find a lot on the internet about Stenoglottis.

They are actually lithophytes where the fleshy tuberoids are growing in between rock crevices or terrestrials growing at the bases of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Too warm. Highest it should be is 85 F. Ideally,...

Too warm. Highest it should be is 85 F. Ideally, night temps should drop down to about 60 F - 65 F. They also go deciduous right about now.

These originate from South Africa.

They have fleshy...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
If you want to know what I think did your Phal...

If you want to know what I think did your Phal in, I can say with confidence, it is not because your house got too cold because of the snow. This does not cause root rot.

Root rot is the result...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
It is a Cattleya relative. IOSPE PHOTOS...

It is a Cattleya relative.

IOSPE PHOTOS (http://www.orchidspecies.com/encyalata.htm)



It's more than cute. I think you'll be happy with this one.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Try medium grade bark. Bark size of 1.5 cm to 2...

Try medium grade bark. Bark size of 1.5 cm to 2 cm.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-09-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
They're being grown in artificial positions -...

They're being grown in artificial positions - especially Phals. Phals grow sideways off tree trunks or tree branches. The water does not typically have the opportunity to collect in the crown. ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-09-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Float plant side in water. Don't worry about...

Float plant side in water. Don't worry about getting water on the leaves. They dry out quick. Never had a problem doing this. Don't leave in water for too long and you're fine. 15 minutes - 1...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-03-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
If you're not sure what I'm referring to, this is...

If you're not sure what I'm referring to, this is the best example of what I mean:
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Sorry, this is one rare Vanilla species. Since...

Sorry, this is one rare Vanilla species. Since Vanilla species are not popular, it'll be difficult to source. I also do not know who'd be able to ship it to you without you having to pay a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-03-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
I know that many people still call this a...

I know that many people still call this a Mitlonia when in reality it is now called a Miltoniopsis.

Your plant should actually be called: Miltoniopsis Andrea West

Q: Why is the naming such a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-02-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Knowing how orchids are, once this has happened,...

Knowing how orchids are, once this has happened, the blooms will not recover no matter what genus of orchid it is.

You will have to wait till next bloom cycle. Sorry to break the bad news.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-01-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Yes. Get a larger one. Since it kind of stays...

Yes. Get a larger one. Since it kind of stays small and grows slow, a 5" x 5" or 6" x 6" is fine.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-01-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
It is ok. I'm not sure how likely you will see...

It is ok. I'm not sure how likely you will see blooms if you do. For some orchids a more constant temperature does not affect blooming. For some it negatively affects blooming. For this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-01-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
I've had relatively long term success with this...

I've had relatively long term success with this genus of orchid for about 10 years. It could've been longer if I were able to keep up with everything in my life.

One of the challenging things...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-01-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,701
If you can't stop the itch, none of us can stop...

If you can't stop the itch, none of us can stop you.

It is true that it takes some time for you to really know if your orchids will do well under your care. (It will take at least 1 month for you...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-27-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,166
I don't think it is a "media preference" (there...

I don't think it is a "media preference" (there are times when I type advice where it sounds like it, but it is just a way for the advice to be kept "simple"). To be more specific, it is more of a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,166
Good luck with the replacement. I still...

Good luck with the replacement.

I still recommend growing on the drier side. Do not use moss.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-27-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
I'll throw in something that wasn't mentioned yet...

I'll throw in something that wasn't mentioned yet that might be of some information to you.

They originated from Veracruz, Mexico. You can look up climate info on the web.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-27-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
They look fine. Don't worry about the turgor...

They look fine. Don't worry about the turgor right now. Mine did the same thing for the 1st month. Afterwards, it was normal sailing. Stick to your plan.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Potís way too big, especially with the LECA. ...

Potís way too big, especially with the LECA.

Could be getting too much moisture in the root area.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,701
Den Phal hybrids also go deciduous because they...

Den Phal hybrids also go deciduous because they actually have a light dormancy during fall - winter.
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