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Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-26-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,184
Posted By Orchid313
I had a Doritanopsis that also bloomed from the...

I had a Doritanopsis that also bloomed from the center. It never made any new plantlets and eventually died. I saw a Q&A on aos.org and they too indicated that this behavior probably will result in...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-28-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,774
Posted By Orchid313
Unhappy I know what you mean about the foam core that...

I know what you mean about the foam core that sometimes remains from seedlings, but this "plant" was like a cut flower, there were NO roots. It looked like they had cut off a couple of bulbs with a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-28-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,774
Posted By Orchid313
I have been known to remove the plastic or mesh...

I have been known to remove the plastic or mesh bag and dig around in the medium to look for roots, no roots and you are buying a dead plant. After buying a beautiful Tacoma Glacier in HD that had...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-27-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,774
Posted By Orchid313
I occasionally buy from HD, but you have to b...

I occasionally buy from HD, but you have to b really careful. My local store had some Phal equestris hybrids that were beautiful. They were in sphagnum moss in pots with no hole in the bottom. I...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-27-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By Orchid313
It doesn't hurt to remove leafless back bulbs,...

It doesn't hurt to remove leafless back bulbs, and I put the oldest bulb right up against the pot wall, leaving as much space as possible for new growths. If you wet the roots thay will be more...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-27-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Sticky: The S/H list
Views: 60,446
Posted By Orchid313
Not for S-H

2 plants that did not do well for me in S-H are C. walkeriana ( I mounted it and it is doing just fine) and L. sincorana (2 plants have gone to Orchd heaven). Other rupiculous Laelias seem to thrive...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 07-03-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,418
Posted By Orchid313
I just bought a mini Phrag Hat Creekfrom...

I just bought a mini Phrag Hat Creekfrom Woodstream at the recent Orchid Digest conference. It is in a 2.5" square pot. The mature leaves are 4-5" long. It is supposedly Near Blooming size. Hope...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-03-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 110,217
Posted By Orchid313
I have a Psychopsis Mendenhall that has been in...

I have a Psychopsis Mendenhall that has been in bloom since Feb 2007; it is a successive bloomer; first spike branched, so now it produces 2 flowers a month and there is a second branch that will...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-25-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,979
Posted By Orchid313
I have had my Psychopsis Mendenhall in S-H since...

I have had my Psychopsis Mendenhall in S-H since '05, using the 2-pot system. It has been in bloom since Feb. '07. It is growing in a south facing window in Central AZ. so your plant will probably...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-20-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 110,217
Posted By Orchid313
My Psychopsis Mendenhall, a sequential bloomer,...

My Psychopsis Mendenhall, a sequential bloomer, has been in bloom since Feb. 2007. The spike branched some time ago, and now it has 2 buds. A new flower is open every month.
Forum: Identification Forum 08-29-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Orchid313
I grow my Tolumnias in clay pots with NO medium. ...

I grow my Tolumnias in clay pots with NO medium. I just wet the pot daily and they do just fine. The roots cling to the clay pot and are stable.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-29-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,614
Posted By Orchid313
I am blooming Catts under lights, both species &...

I am blooming Catts under lights, both species & hybrids using wide spectrum bulbs under the following schedule that mimics the natural cycle : Feb-Apr 14 hrs; Apr-Aug 16 hrs; Sep-Oct 14 hrs; Nov-Jan...
Forum: Scientific Matters 11-12-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,634
Posted By Orchid313
Wow, that was interesting. I just purchased one...

Wow, that was interesting. I just purchased one from Oak Hill. Can't wait for it to bloom!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-09-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 44
Sticky: The S/H list
Views: 60,446
Posted By Orchid313
Plants in S_H

Well here's my list, alittle bit of everything. I've had only a very few plants, all species, that weren't happy in S-H.

Asctm. curvifolium
Bc Erotion
Bc Little Mermaid 'Janet'
Bl Morning...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-05-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Orchid313
Hello from Arizona

Hello! Just joined your forum and look forward to learning more about Orchids. Even though I have been growing for about 25 years, there is always more to learn. I am growing under lights, and most...
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