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Search: Posts Made By: Dorchid
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Dorchid
15 buds on 2 spikes. Was really hoping to get...

15 buds on 2 spikes. Was really hoping to get them all open concurrently but one flower is going to drop on the older spike. Wish I could get a better pic as these donít do it any justice.
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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-06-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Dorchid
:llama:

:llama:
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-22-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Dorchid
Real beauty; good growing!

Real beauty; good growing!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-17-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Dorchid
:llama:

:llama:
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-17-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Dorchid
Thanks, all! Yeah, my worry was damaging the...

Thanks, all! Yeah, my worry was damaging the roots...Iíll gingerly pack the new sphag around them.

@ isarus - donít trim the old roots you say? Ok...Iíll leave them. Would it still be ok to...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-15-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Dorchid
Ctsm. New Roots - Repot Suggestions?

I wanted to PET this but am worried about the new roots that have exploded...got away from me. Some old roots are also activating and growing new tips on the bottom of the root mass. I donít want to...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-29-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Dorchid
Honestly, I would have just changed the potting...

Honestly, I would have just changed the potting medium to bark (assuming they came potted in sphagnum moss) and just put them in a warm sunny window. Good light, stable temps and a good watering...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-29-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,573
Posted By Dorchid
Some more explosive root growth on this encyclia....

Some more explosive root growth on this encyclia. I repotted from 2Ē squares to 4Ē terracotta last May. Itís been slowly working a spike so was hoping a repot would spur it along. Iíve been...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-18-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,169
Posted By Dorchid
Hmmm. They like a lot of rh, so covering the top...

Hmmm. They like a lot of rh, so covering the top could definitely help. You might track down some peat and give it a try as well.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-18-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Thanks for the tip! Would have been nice to have...

Thanks for the tip! Would have been nice to have some room up top but they had a lot of root and sat at that level with about a half inch of sub on the the bottom. Iíll try to fit them better next...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-17-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,169
Posted By Dorchid
When did you sow? I canít remember what youíre...

When did you sow? I canít remember what youíre using for sub...was it straight sphag? Should work fine. They can take up to a month or longer but these should pop in a couple/three weeks or so....
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-17-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,169
Posted By Dorchid
Need to repot the large sundews but the...

Need to repot the large sundews but the butterwort are all looking pretty good.

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Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-17-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Well, they needed that! The pots came all the...

Well, they needed that! The pots came all the way off. The one in the middle was in a plastic pot and hadnít been repotted yet...it was severely root bound so hopefully it doesnít sulk too hard and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-17-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Thanks, you two! Iím going to go with shattering...

Thanks, you two! Iím going to go with shattering the pot...that was my thinking exactly, Roberta.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-17-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Thoughts? Pot in pot? Crack current pot with...

Thoughts? Pot in pot? Crack current pot with hammer and pot in pot. Soak and remove from current pot and pot in new pot/in new pot with an inverted pot in bottom? Wire in place with heavy...
Forum: Hybrids 01-03-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Dorchid
Beautiful flowers, none the less!

Beautiful flowers, none the less!
Forum: Hybrids 01-03-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dorchid
This

This
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-03-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,915
Posted By Dorchid
I mean, it doesnít look diseased or black or...

I mean, it doesnít look diseased or black or dying. Just a bit chlorotic...itís been that way since I received it and actually has started looking better. I wouldnít treat this plant any...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-03-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,915
Posted By Dorchid
I wish I knew! The leaves donít look all that...

I wish I knew! The leaves donít look all that great but the rest of the pliant is explosive. 🚀
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-01-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Gotcha! Yeah, space is definitely at a premium...

Gotcha! Yeah, space is definitely at a premium and I am trying to figure what to do with the roots. Thanks for the input! :llama:
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-01-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,573
Posted By Dorchid
5 months growth on these zygo roots. Pretty much...

5 months growth on these zygo roots. Pretty much doubled in size!

July:
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Now:
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Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-01-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Very cool! What makes you think this approach...

Very cool! What makes you think this approach wouldnít work in an indoor setup? My tent runs 65-75F give or take and around 80% rh.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-01-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,915
Posted By Dorchid
This thing is a total freak. It ended up putting...

This thing is a total freak. It ended up putting out 11 blooms and is now throwing another spike. I repotted it back in July and it is again climbing out the top. The root growth is incredible and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-01-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Thanks, keys! Itís all tent grown so they stay...

Thanks, keys! Itís all tent grown so they stay happy.

@ Roberta - bulb pots, eh? I can see that...thanks for the suggestion. Actually ran across some terra cotta ones yesterday. Anyone else...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 12-31-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By Dorchid
Thanks guys! Iím not sure I want to mount them. ...

Thanks guys! Iím not sure I want to mount them. Iíd likely leave the air roots free roaming when I repot. Theyíre kind of a pain though as theyíre so damn long!
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