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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By Paphluvr
As you know by now from that other orchid site,...

As you know by now from that other orchid site, it's a pair of misplaced pollenia. Nothing to worry about.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By Paphluvr
I'd say enjoy the remaining flower stem....

I'd say enjoy the remaining flower stem. Sometimes when moved to new growing conditions (different light, changes in humidity and temperature) buds will blast. The yellow stem will not rebloom....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Paphluvr
It looks huge, the color is great, and I love the...

It looks huge, the color is great, and I love the contrast of the throat color to the rest of the flower. Excellent!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-17-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Paphluvr
What I'm seeing appears to be mechanical damage....

What I'm seeing appears to be mechanical damage. There's the longitudinal crack and a couple of perpendicular breaks further down, thus cutting off nutrition to that part of the leaf.

Also, the...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 10-14-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By Paphluvr
How many times has it bloomed blue in the past?...

How many times has it bloomed blue in the past? Just when you bought it? I don't know if it's done in Sweden, but in the States vendors frequently dye the flowers, particularly Phals. Afterwards they...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-09-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Paphluvr
I've made them out of redwood and oak. The oak...

I've made them out of redwood and oak. The oak basket has been planted with a staghorn fern for at least 5 years with no sign of rot to the basket.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Paphluvr
Your flower is a hybrid phaleanopsis. I'm a bit...

Your flower is a hybrid phaleanopsis. I'm a bit confused about the browning of the stem. Is this a new stem that developed this season or the tip of the stem that was on it when you purchased the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By Paphluvr
But they look cute in the foliage. Is it a type...

But they look cute in the foliage. Is it a type of gecko? Do they do damage to the orchids?
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-13-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Paphluvr
Not typical sunburn.

Not typical sunburn.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 08-31-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Paphluvr
Very nice and very apropos clonal name. Lovely.

Very nice and very apropos clonal name. Lovely.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-30-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By Paphluvr
I had this when it was classified as Epi....

I had this when it was classified as Epi. radiatum. Very long lasting bloom and loved the fragrance. My grow room was on one end of the house and when this was in bloom you could smell it half the...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 08-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Paphluvr
Very nice! How long is the scape and does it look...

Very nice! How long is the scape and does it look like it will pick up any of the sequencial blooming trait?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-24-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By Paphluvr
Can I assume that the plant in question had...

Can I assume that the plant in question had little or no root system, hence the reason it continually fell out of the pot. Particularly when the root system is poor, but a good idea on any repot, the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Paphluvr
I'm having a hard time telling if the plant is...

I'm having a hard time telling if the plant is potted or if you're holding it in your hand. Yes, there are several dead roots showing. If it is supposedly in the pot it wasn't done correctly. The...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By Paphluvr
It looks like that should definitely cheer the...

It looks like that should definitely cheer the space up a bit. Nicely done!
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-13-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Paphluvr
I would seperate them. As you noted, the (I think...

I would seperate them. As you noted, the (I think pepperomia) grows in soil, the Phal. should be in bark or some other well drained medium. Easier to seperate them now than later when the roots get...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-13-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Paphluvr
Dry Texas air? You obviously don't live in...

Dry Texas air? You obviously don't live in Houston.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-09-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Paphluvr
Nice! Fragrant?

Nice! Fragrant?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-03-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By Paphluvr
This is called a keiki and yes, it is relatively...

This is called a keiki and yes, it is relatively normal with phaleanopsis. Wait until it has several roots three inches or longer, then it can be removed and potted up on its own.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 07-26-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Paphluvr
Very nice! How's the bog garden doing? Is that a...

Very nice! How's the bog garden doing? Is that a pitcher plant in the background?
Forum: Parts & Equipment 07-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By Paphluvr
I can't tell from the photos. Are the slots...

I can't tell from the photos. Are the slots routed or milled into the material? The second photo seems to show material with no real edge thickness to it, but yet the drain hole seems to imply depth....
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 07-17-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Paphluvr
I only see two growths in the photo. Why do you...

I only see two growths in the photo. Why do you want to divide it? A large, multi-growth plant will give you more abundant flowers sooner than single growth plants (if thy bloom at all). Just repot.
Forum: Scientific Matters 07-15-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,295
Posted By Paphluvr
Electrical stimulation has been used to stimulate...

Electrical stimulation has been used to stimulate bone growth in fractures that are reluctant to heal. A number of technologies are used. I'm not convinced that there is no merit to this but would...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-14-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Paphluvr
Nice color. How large are the flowers?

Nice color. How large are the flowers?
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 07-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Paphluvr
Phals and Paph on upper level and probably the...

Phals and Paph on upper level and probably the Phrag, tho someone may disagree with me on that one. I'm not familiar with the Burrageara.
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