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Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-22-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By orchidsarefun
Garden Safe is the brand name

Garden Safe is the brand name
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-22-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By orchidsarefun
I've had the same. As a precaution spray with...

I've had the same. As a precaution spray with Garden Safe pesticide ( it's been safe on my masdies ). Disappears as these leaves fall.
I've even had aphids on 1 I bought on eBay - look carefully for...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 06-10-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,863
Posted By orchidsarefun
Growing rapidly. I've top dressed with a teaspoon...

Growing rapidly. I've top dressed with a teaspoon of bone meal and blood meal respectively.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-02-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By orchidsarefun
I was lucky enough to have had a few years in...

I was lucky enough to have had a few years in Zambia as a kid and experienced and interacted with lots of insects and wildlife of all kinds. That's continued. I'm not scared. It may be corny to say...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-01-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By orchidsarefun
I've sadly only seen a solitary bumblebee in my...

I've sadly only seen a solitary bumblebee in my garden so far this Spring/Summer and that's in a garden that's planted for flowers - shrubs, perennials and annuals. Haven't seen a bee in at least 10...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-19-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By orchidsarefun
Habenaria seeds are dust-like and you can't see...

Habenaria seeds are dust-like and you can't see if they are segmented with the naked eye.
I agree that you should buy bulbs. Now is the time as mine are sprouting outdoors.
Later in the year you...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-19-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By orchidsarefun
I've had a dormant tuber for over a month....

I've had a dormant tuber for over a month. Nothing is happening.
How are yours doing?
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,863
Posted By orchidsarefun
Updated photo

Updated photo
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-18-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,120
Posted By orchidsarefun
My monster plant. Roots branching all over too....

My monster plant.
Roots branching all over too.
All growths easily exceeding 12 inches.

This is already standing permanently in a 8in saucer of rainwater
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-18-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By orchidsarefun
Still going strong.

Still going strong.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By orchidsarefun
Spectacularly....tiny

Spectacularly....tiny
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-06-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By orchidsarefun
I've never grown this before and I wonder if mine...

I've never grown this before and I wonder if mine is mislabeled. The bud is definitely from the centre of the leaf. I suppose we'll soon see.
I have 2 other corybas species and they're doing nothing...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-06-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By orchidsarefun
Here's mine. It's done this within a month. I...

Here's mine. It's done this within a month. I don't know what it's supposed to do for the rest of the growing season! Lol


For good reason that bud reminds me of the Alien movie.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-06-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By orchidsarefun
Here's mine. It's done this within a month. I...

Here's mine. It's done this within a month. I don't know what it's supposed to do for the rest of the growing season! Lol
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-05-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,863
Posted By orchidsarefun
I did what I planned - from fridge to outdoors...

I did what I planned - from fridge to outdoors and gave protection when temps hit 30f a few times. We're over the worst regarding temps and these look like they are doing well. I checked on one bulb...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 05-05-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By orchidsarefun
Better photo

Better photo
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 05-05-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By orchidsarefun
I have the same plant. Mine has finished...

I have the same plant. Mine has finished flowering and is growing liking a weed. The blooms are secondary to the plants likeability - at least for me - and the bulbs and leaves are the most...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-03-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By orchidsarefun
I've just got a couple. Any updates on keeping...

I've just got a couple. Any updates on keeping these alive longer term?
Forum: Hybrids 05-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By orchidsarefun
Wouldn't this uniformly represent in the clones ?

Wouldn't this uniformly represent in the clones ?
Forum: Hybrids 05-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By orchidsarefun
Seed grown phals have great variability. If this...

Seed grown phals have great variability. If this is a clone, then it's true that all should look essentially the same. You need to find out from the retailer - especially in view of your comment...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 04-29-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,262
Posted By orchidsarefun
I just got one too. Fortunately I have a cooler...

I just got one too.
Fortunately I have a cooler basement but I do keep some of my masdies even cooler by standing them on tin cups/tray closer to the basement window. I've measured the temperature...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 04-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By orchidsarefun
Masdevallias nidifica

This one is a surprise. Looks a little like 🕷️ bugs but I really like it. Over 20 flowers
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-28-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By orchidsarefun
Unfortunately I learnt with these that you should...

Unfortunately I learnt with these that you should buy it in bloom for it to be a rebloomer. Some cultivars just don't bloom at all and many people have them because of keikis being handed out.
If...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-28-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,120
Posted By orchidsarefun
Post from 29 April 2017. Roughly 2 years later to...

Post from 29 April 2017. Roughly 2 years later to the day and this same plant is better by any measure. Interesting reading all the comments again too!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-28-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,120
Posted By orchidsarefun
That looks great. The watering keeps the bulbs...

That looks great.
The watering keeps the bulbs firm and healthy looking - at least with my denticulatum, pileatum, macroglossum, Millennium Magic and After Dark. It worked with my fimbriatum too and...
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