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Search: Posts Made By: Subrosa
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Subrosa
In the reef aquaria hobby, when LEDs first came...

In the reef aquaria hobby, when LEDs first came out people were melting their corals left and right, because they gauged how high to adjust the intensity of the new fixture by how bright it appeared...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-16-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Subrosa
I keep C. dowiana, C. trianae, and C. aclandiae...

I keep C. dowiana, C. trianae, and C. aclandiae in full sun as well, after acclimation. For what full sun in PA is worth.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By Subrosa
My point exactly. Although a beer or 2 did go...

My point exactly. Although a beer or 2 did go down the drain unprocessed!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-16-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By Subrosa
Considering my taste in beer tends towards...

Considering my taste in beer tends towards lambics, barley wines, and Abbey styles I figured I couldn't get in too much trouble. The ultra hoppy stuff aside, most beers don't have enough taste to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-16-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By Subrosa
I joined the beer of the month club to try beers...

I joined the beer of the month club to try beers I was unfamiliar with, and letting someone else who didn't know my tastes choose them worked out ok, but not great. I doubt letting someone unfamiliar...
Forum: About this board 10-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Subrosa
Congratulations are definitely in order, along...

Congratulations are definitely in order, along with condolences!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-15-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Subrosa
You can't just put even a full sun loving plant...

You can't just put even a full sun loving plant directly into the sun after it's been under lights all winter. Plants need a gradual acclimation to stronger lighting. Even my Cymbidium and Catasetum,...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-12-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Subrosa
I don't see it having much use for orchids. I did...

I don't see it having much use for orchids. I did find 3% to have some utility in preventing the fungal disease known as "damping off", which causes plants to rot right at the soil line when growing...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-09-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Subrosa
Sarracenia are not well suited for growing...

Sarracenia are not well suited for growing indoors for a couple reasons, regardless of what any care instructions may say. If you want a carnivorous plant for indoor conditions, get something more...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Subrosa
Ray is right about cool to intermediate...

Ray is right about cool to intermediate temperatures. Cold growers generally require either a cold winter dormancy or night time temperatures not terribly above freezing. Another genus you might...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-05-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Subrosa
Wait

Wait
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-04-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Subrosa
The organism in mosquito dunks is known as...

The organism in mosquito dunks is known as Bacillus thuringiensis israeliensis and is normally available in several forms at any garden center.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-02-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Subrosa
Some mineral water contains appreciable levels of...

Some mineral water contains appreciable levels of sodium, which is really bad news for plants.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-30-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Subrosa
Peloric refers to a mutation in the type of...

Peloric refers to a mutation in the type of symmetry. Normally orchids, like people are bilaterally symmetrical. Draw a line down the middle, and you essentially have two mirror images. A peloric...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-28-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Subrosa
double post

double post
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-28-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Subrosa
I don't think you'll have a problem. A member...

I don't think you'll have a problem. A member here, isurus79 lives in TX as well, and recently posted a couple videos on Catasetum care. You should search them out, and maybe give him a holler.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Subrosa
Well for sure it isn't what I purchased it as!...

Well for sure it isn't what I purchased it as! And as lovely as it is, no fragrance yet, so it might be needing a new home.
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Subrosa
When I checked that out it looks even closer. And...

When I checked that out it looks even closer. And even better, since it seems to be more temperature tolerant!
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Subrosa
I did a little checking myself, and I can...

I did a little checking myself, and I can definitely buy your identification. And if anyone knows where one for sale is, I'll definitely buy that too! I'm going to call Andy's as soon as they're open!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Subrosa
Are you referring to these on the lip Steve?

Are you referring to these on the lip Steve?
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Subrosa
I wish the leaves were in better focus. Do you...

I wish the leaves were in better focus. Do you recall if the leaves were plicate, having prominent ridges running lengthwise? The flower looks like Gongora portentosa, but the leaves aren't in focus...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-27-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Subrosa
Don't mess with dry sheaths until you know the...

Don't mess with dry sheaths until you know the plant a bit. Many Cattleya will push nice healthy spikes from dried up, "dead" sheaths. And there's no reason whatsoever to mess with a green, healthy...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-27-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Subrosa
Cattleya bicolor var punctata

Purchased as a var albescens 'Shaw'.......
Forum: Growing on Mounts 09-27-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,583
Posted By Subrosa
Not true! Hygrolon is NO LONGER available in the...

Not true! Hygrolon is NO LONGER available in the US. It's been replaced by Spyra. However a very good substitute is available at fabric stores. Look for "performance wicking fabrics". Not an orchid,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-27-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Subrosa
I group all of my plants by the lowest night time...

I group all of my plants by the lowest night time temperature I want them to see. My indoor winter area can get into the mid 60sF, so I don't bother with the real hot growers. My groups are 60°F,...
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