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Search: Posts Made By: SouthPark
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 64
Posted By SouthPark
Dish soap or even natra soap ...... spray the...

Dish soap or even natra soap ...... spray the whole plant very well (to drench levels) --- every part of the stem and leaves .... and even put the soap solution into the 'pocket' where the newly...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By SouthPark
It can be beneficial to gather information (if...

It can be beneficial to gather information (if available) or start with just a few plants to begin with ----- and start from some safe (or safer) distance. Start small, and learn/gather...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By SouthPark
This is definitely a matter of figuring out how...

This is definitely a matter of figuring out how much a particular orchid can handle in terms of light intensity under certain conditions (of say outer leaf temperature, ambient temperature etc). A...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-15-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By SouthPark
Hard to say how many people out there actually...

Hard to say how many people out there actually experiment with this. I thought tannins can be acidic ..... slightly .... but haven't checked up on this.

We just know in advance that orchids...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-14-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By SouthPark
If you have a digital camera ----- it will be...

If you have a digital camera ----- it will be useful to post some photographs of good resolution - just to get a good visual on it.

If the plant is dying, then it is going to need as much energy...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-13-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By SouthPark
The growing conditions sound satisfactory. If you...

The growing conditions sound satisfactory. If you have mancozeb, then perhaps you could give the plant a spray of it - just in case.

Continue to grow the plant as it was before. Maintain...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-13-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By SouthPark
Does this plant grow outdoors? Ensure that the...

Does this plant grow outdoors? Ensure that the roots don't get water logged. Give the plant good air circulation. Give it adequate light as well.... and avoid direct intense sunlight.

If some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-12-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By SouthPark
Sogo Relex is a name for the cross, right? If...

Sogo Relex is a name for the cross, right? If that's the case, then a cross results in a large variety of closely-related plants. Closely genetically-related.

If you're after a particular cultivar...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-05-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By SouthPark
I just ordered some through ebay. Looks like they...

I just ordered some through ebay. Looks like they don't sell them in Australia. Sounds like it not only works for mosquitos but also works on fungus gnats.

Thanks for the tips about using the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-05-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By SouthPark
I agree with jcec1 ----- rot in the stem is...

I agree with jcec1 ----- rot in the stem is likely.

What I would do - just in case - is spray the plant (stem and leaves) with fungicide/bactericide (orchid-safe ones, with correct dosage) -- and...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 10-03-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,864
Posted By SouthPark
Good catch JefferyR. I'm thinking that - when...

Good catch JefferyR. I'm thinking that - when providing measurement details to somebody - such as fertiliser dosage, it probably pays to write a few different values, with different units - so that...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-02-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By SouthPark
I don't know a great deal about 'orchidgirl'. But...

I don't know a great deal about 'orchidgirl'. But is your post purposely for drawing attention to orchidgirl for some reason, and/or bringing their youtube argument onto here? Or is it to just convey...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-01-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By SouthPark
I like individuality like this. Very nice to see.

I like individuality like this. Very nice to see.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-30-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SouthPark
Nasty! And good information for some heads-up....

Nasty! And good information for some heads-up. Always good. I wonder if that mirror was a concave type ...... with some kind of focal point. Charring wood is nasty.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-30-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SouthPark
The idea is a sunlight reflective surface of some...

The idea is a sunlight reflective surface of some sort. Also, about the mirror ---- depending on window dimension, and depending on the angle of the sun - mirrors set at a appropriate height, or...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-29-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SouthPark
I don't think it matters, unless you want it to...

I don't think it matters, unless you want it to matter. The main thing is ----- if we think about what happens in nature, nobody is going to be orienting a plant around in nature - in general.

The...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By SouthPark
If you want to see what happens with the pod,...

If you want to see what happens with the pod, then it's possible to send it to some place after some sort of sterilisation procedure has been done - when the appropriate time comes.

Otherwise,...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-28-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,596
Posted By SouthPark
My current test on a bunch of catasetum type...

My current test on a bunch of catasetum type plants coming out of dormancy is (after bulbs had been leafless for quite a while) --- watering the brand new roots themselves, and the surrounding...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-28-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks flora ... for posting a photo. Once...

Thanks flora ... for posting a photo. Once uploaded, just check to see whether you are able to see the mites clearly from the photo. The reason is ----- if you aren't able to see the mites clearly...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-27-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By SouthPark
A video is probably not necessary. Just a...

A video is probably not necessary. Just a close-up photo (magnified) of the insect, and that should be adequate. The photo could be uploaded to this thread.

I think that if the insects have been...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-26-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SouthPark
Do you have fungal treatments, such as mancozeb,...

Do you have fungal treatments, such as mancozeb, and cleary's 3336 ? I would just park these orchids in some nice shade and apply a treatment - just in case, and monitor the situation - as in see if...
Forum: About this board 09-26-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By SouthPark
Richardb..... fortunately, it appears that the...

Richardb..... fortunately, it appears that the number of people that draw unwanted attention on this particular forum is quite low. It's generally very nice here on orchidboard.

I think that it's...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-26-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By SouthPark
bowringiana.... two thumbs up!!!

bowringiana.... two thumbs up!!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-25-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By SouthPark
This situation is faced by most orchid growers...

This situation is faced by most orchid growers that use hard sizeable media, like leca, rocks, etc.

Sometimes we just get used to just taking time to hold the plant steadily in a particular...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-25-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By SouthPark
The plant still appears to be ok. Hopefully the...

The plant still appears to be ok. Hopefully the scorched regions will go darkish or brownish/greyish and then dry up.

Keep the leaves dry. I expect the plant to just continue where it left off ---...
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