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Forum: Pests & Diseases Today, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By rbarata
BTW, those purple spots are just normal in plants...

BTW, those purple spots are just normal in plants that got good light. Not all of them present that but some do, especially those with purple/red/orange/yellow flowers.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By rbarata
Dishsoap: I use, a tea or, in severe cases, a...

Dishsoap: I use, a tea or, in severe cases, a soup spoon for a liter of water.
For isopropyl alchool, I know it's not as strong as ethilic so I'd sugest some of the more isopropyl experienced...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By rbarata
First, it's not possible to get rid of mites. At...

First, it's not possible to get rid of mites. At least, you can control their population but not erradicate them. They are everywhere and being microscopic they can be transported by air flow/draft....
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,706
Posted By rbarata
The key, at least under my conditions, is not to...

The key, at least under my conditions, is not to water but spray the medium instead so tht only the top layer of the medium gets wet.
The only time I water is when it gets hot and dry.

The medium...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,706
Posted By rbarata
I've found a spike in this little plant... ...

I've found a spike in this little plant...

https://i.postimg.cc/GhVrzzwp/20191018-212129.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/260NW77r/20191018-212209.jpg
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By rbarata
Got it...:) ...

Got it...:)

https://i.postimg.cc/Yqr6nCgL/20191014-193045.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/VkF3y6Hy/20191014-193058.jpg
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 10-13-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By rbarata
I have one similar to yours but is not the same. ...

I have one similar to yours but is not the same.

https://i.postimg.cc/PrsD0qtw/20181222-115152.jpg

If it's like mine, it has two blooming seasons as well as two growing seasons: late summer...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-12-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By rbarata
Try to find who the vendor is, take a picture of...

Try to find who the vendor is, take a picture of the whole plant and another of the flowers (close up) and ask them.
I was lucky in the past this way.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-09-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By rbarata
I would repot it with a new and fresh medium:...

I would repot it with a new and fresh medium: medium sized bark+LECA, nothing more.
And I would keep the same pot, unless there's a large root ball inside it now. Nobiles like to be root bound and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-08-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By rbarata
Welcome, zygophalden.:) Please post photos so...

Welcome, zygophalden.:)
Please post photos so that we can take a look.

Thank you
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-06-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By rbarata
Thank you, Ray. In fact there are two plants in...

Thank you, Ray. In fact there are two plants in the same pot. Maybe I'll keep them together.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 10-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By rbarata
Thank you, Roberta.

Thank you, Roberta.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 10-05-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By rbarata
Beautiful but I noticed your Phal's leaves seem a...

Beautiful but I noticed your Phal's leaves seem a little limp.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 10-05-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By rbarata
What triggers blooming in Oncidiums?

My Oncidium has been blooming around this time of the year but this year it didn't bloomed from the older pbulb.
In the meanwhile it had a new growth still going on.
When it bloomed in previous...
Forum: Hybrids 10-05-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By rbarata
Carol, good info about both disorders here...

Carol, good info about both disorders here (http://trecclinic.blogspot.com/2009/11/disease-of-month-physiological.html).
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-05-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By rbarata
Phap leeanum - When is its repot time

Hello, my friends

This specie has a growth cycle that I never understood clearly.
It seems to be growing constantly.
One thing I'm sure: when it blooms.
So, when should I do it?

Thank you
Forum: Hybrids 10-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By rbarata
Probably Edema...the plant absorbs more water...

Probably Edema...the plant absorbs more water than it can expel.

Carol, didn't noticed it was you! Welcome back!:bowing
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By rbarata
Found some info...this species grows in the same...

Found some info...this species grows in the same habitat as Laelia harpophylla, commonly found growing together on the same tree with their roots interwined.
I grow an harpophylla so now I know......
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-26-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By rbarata
Anyone growing Laelia kautskyana?

I might get one.
Anyone growing it?
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-22-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 37,800
Posted By rbarata
Ah, Nico Thank you!:) Now...Who's next?

Ah, Nico

Thank you!:)

Now...Who's next?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By rbarata
68 F is acceptable for most phals, except some...

68 F is acceptable for most phals, except some more demanding species.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By rbarata
You've mentioned it is a rare orchid...can you...

You've mentioned it is a rare orchid...can you tell us its name?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-22-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By rbarata
In the meanwhile, a closer inspection revealed...

In the meanwhile, a closer inspection revealed more new growths:

https://i.postimg.cc/8z6FkG3H/20190922-143544.jpg

By the look of it, it's most probably another new growth to get out.
...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-21-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rbarata
Welcome, Fukiranman. :)

Welcome, Fukiranman. :)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-21-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,082
Posted By rbarata
Update on this one...it seems it is finally...

Update on this one...it seems it is finally established in this pot. The clearer roots are all new roots and from the two new growths there are two sheaths. They seem empty...all the leaves on this...
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