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Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-20-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By shadytrake
Hi emmajs243, Actually they never responded...

Hi emmajs243,

Actually they never responded to my emails so I contacted my credit card and explained the situation. I had saved the original advertisement, showed them the type of bloom that...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-17-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,141
Posted By shadytrake
Beautiful collection of photographs and well-done...

Beautiful collection of photographs and well-done growing.

I suspect your "wangii" is a hybrid, however. If you look at the sepals, petals, and lip, they are missing some key markers. The sepals...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 12-17-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By shadytrake
Always good to let roots and plants "harden" off...

Always good to let roots and plants "harden" off a few days every now and again. My bare root vanda collection gets several days of no water at this time of year. Caveat: I have a greenhouse and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-13-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By shadytrake
Many people overlook fusarium in Phalaenopsis. I...

Many people overlook fusarium in Phalaenopsis. I would be suspicious due to wrinkled leaves and the roots. It strangles the plant and is actually quite common in imported big box store plants that...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 12-13-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By shadytrake
Just a quick note here. Fusarium is definitely an...

Just a quick note here. Fusarium is definitely an issue with this Vanda coupled with the culture issues.

Remember that Fusarium is very contagious and can spread quickly and silently to your...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-13-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By shadytrake
You want roots that look like this. :)

You want roots that look like this. :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-12-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By shadytrake
I recommend the book, Florida Vanda Growing Month...

I recommend the book, Florida Vanda Growing Month by Month. It has all of the basics you will need.

#1 the roots look very desiccated so you will need to keep them in active growth by keeping...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-27-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By shadytrake
Hi Beth, Yes I do have a greenhouse. We...

Hi Beth,

Yes I do have a greenhouse. We grow the traditional Florida Vanda way bare root on hangers. They get pH adjusted watered almost daily and sometimes twice a day in the hot summer. Fed...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-26-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By shadytrake
Vanda Adele Graham 'Elegance' HCC/AOS

Awarded March 10, 2018. Vanda Adele Graham 'Elegance' HCC/AOS 76 points. This is such a gorgeous plant and prolific bloomer. Twelve flowers on two inflorescences. I got two of them from RF Orchids....
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-26-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By shadytrake
Vanda mariae 'Memoria Martha Jane Zilisch' CHM/AOS

Introducing my newly awarded Vanda mariae 'Memoria Martha Jane Zilisch' CHM/AOS 84 points. This is a relatively new species described in 2016 by Martin Motes and never identified in the AOS Orchids...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,462
Posted By shadytrake
I believe we all have space challenges at one...

I believe we all have space challenges at one time or another. Even with my 14'x16' greenhouse, I purge plants regularly. I find that it is part of my makeup to share plants so that others can try...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 05-17-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By shadytrake
Memphis Orchid Society Show 5/19-20

Please come to the Memphis Orchid Society Show and Sale.

Saturday and Sunday 5/19-5/20
Sales open at 9am Saturday - 5pm
Show opens after judging on Saturday ~10am

Show and Sales open at 11am...
Forum: Member Projects 06-05-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 87,250
Posted By shadytrake
I was at a show and a vendor gave me a peloric in...

I was at a show and a vendor gave me a peloric in bud as a freebie plant! I'm so excited to replace this in my collection.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-14-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By shadytrake
Unhappy Ahtanum Orchids

The jury is still out on this vendor.

History: I placed a large order with them in January 2016 after doing a Google search for a particular orchid.

You know how it is when you are looking for...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-14-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By shadytrake
A very good vendor. I have purchased several...

A very good vendor. I have purchased several from her.
Forum: Member Projects 08-14-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,807
Posted By shadytrake
Squeee! I have a first bloom! This is the...

Squeee! I have a first bloom!

This is the Phalaenopsis Luedde-violacea (violacea 'Magnificent' x lueddemanniana 'Woodlawn)

This cross was done by Norton at Orchidview! It is so vibrant!!!
Forum: Member Projects 07-10-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 23,454
Posted By shadytrake
It is in a 4" clay orchid pot with a really...

It is in a 4" clay orchid pot with a really coarse well-draining mix by fertilome.

I grow it with my Vandas hanging outside during the summer in dappled shade (2 hours of pretty bright sun from...
Forum: Member Projects 07-09-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 23,454
Posted By shadytrake
AWARDED!!

Introducing Podangis dactyloceras 'Dink Dink' CCM/AOS. I am so proud of this plant. Last year it had 2 small spikes and about 20 flowers. This year, 14 spikes and 122 flowers! I was awarded an 85...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 05-18-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By shadytrake
Memphis Orchid Society Show!

Memphis Orchid Society invites you to Orchids by the River.
May 20-22
Vendors open Friday 12-5pm.
Exhibits and Vendors open Saturday 9am-5pm.
AOS Judging starts ~10am Saturday.
Exhibit and...
Forum: Member Projects 01-14-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 69,864
Posted By shadytrake
Congrats, Bud!

Congrats, Bud!
Forum: Member Projects 01-14-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 69,864
Posted By shadytrake
Woot! I put mine in the terrarium and it is...

Woot! I put mine in the terrarium and it is finally nice and green and putting out new roots.

On a side note, I did get the companion plant to bloom. Aerangis citrata. It gave me a nice show.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 10-26-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By shadytrake
Thumbs up springwaterorchids / Thanh

I have purchased from Thanh before, but I realized I had never given a review. I have always been impressed with anything I have purchased (from deflasked compots to mature plants).
...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 10-26-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By shadytrake
Thumbs up Louisiana Orchid Connection / laorchidjohn

I purchased the neatest unregistered cross Vandoglossum (Holc. flavescens x V. Gordon Dillon) from laorchidjohn on eBay. You may also know him as Louisiana Orchid Connection.

The plants arrived...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By shadytrake
Thanks, Naoki! I didn't know that about ASA. I...

Thanks, Naoki! I didn't know that about ASA. I will give that a try in the future.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-18-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By shadytrake
It is the challenge of getting some of the rarer...

It is the challenge of getting some of the rarer orchids not readily available. These guys are on the road a lot so sometimes stuff happens. It really depends on the rarity of the orchid whether I...
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