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Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-29-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By sskmaestro
I initially thought this is a root! Took it as a...

I initially thought this is a root! Took it as a weird root growth right at the top of the cane where flower spike emerges. As this plant already has one flower spike, though this growth as a root. ...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-29-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By sskmaestro
Thanks for the info! Hope you are past these...

Thanks for the info! Hope you are past these learnings like me!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-28-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By sskmaestro
Thanks for the info. I will put him in full sun...

Thanks for the info. I will put him in full sun from spring until winter. I think Dallas weather should be perfect for these ever green varieties!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-28-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By sskmaestro
Den Lorrie Mortimer

Hi Friends,

Got this orchid a month ago. What are the cultural requirements? It has one very large cane with a spike and a young cane in active growth. Attached the picture of the plant.

I...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-15-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By sskmaestro
Congratulations! I really recently got one...

Congratulations!

I really recently got one from eBay. It has 6 large (XL sized) pseudo bulbs for one plant. One of the pseudo bulbs started yellowing and I cut it off. Divided the plant into two. ...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-15-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By sskmaestro
This is a old thread. I recently got one...

This is a old thread. I recently got one palpabre.... it’s coming into bloom right now.

How is your plant doing? Should be a huge one of its still there....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-15-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By sskmaestro
Have a question. Does the 2% hydrogen...

Have a question.

Does the 2% hydrogen peroxide kill the young roots ? (These roots are way too young)
Forum: Hybrids 01-14-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By sskmaestro
Leave it for the orchid and observe how the new...

Leave it for the orchid and observe how the new leaf begins to come out.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By sskmaestro
Excessive salts in raw form can burn the orchid...

Excessive salts in raw form can burn the orchid roots upon direct contact. We always prefer dissolving the epsom salt in water and giving the roots a soak.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By sskmaestro
Here’s the picture of orchid on the day of...

Here’s the picture of orchid on the day of arrival!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By sskmaestro
Buyer alert - DancingdogOrchids Cattleya purchase!

Hi,

Recently bought a Cattleya orchid. Seller advertised that it’s a big division of Cattleya. I went ahead as it is a big division.

Received the plant, and it has 12 pseudo bulbs. With...
Forum: Species 01-13-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By sskmaestro
haraella retrocalla

I have this one from last 6 months.... not sure this is three or four plants or a single plant with 3 or 4 stems. Never removed it from the mount and don’t have guts to remove this tiny thing :-)
...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-13-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
Is it better to have a shallow and wider pots ?

Is it better to have a shallow and wider pots ?
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-09-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
He is very good communicative. Mailed me that he...

He is very good communicative. Mailed me that he is holding off the shipping due to weather conditions and added a complementary heat pack. Packing is top notch. I got one miltoniopsis with spike and...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-08-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
I repotted completely after receiving the plant....

I repotted completely after receiving the plant. Roots are in nice condition. It was previously grown in perlite and bark. Very loose media and bone dry when it arrived. I reported into combo of spag...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-08-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
Orchid web has the below description.... I will...

Orchid web has the below description.... I will keep the developments posted. All mature pseudobulbs are wrinkled badly and lean. I wish they will get back to plum state after few watering.....

...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-08-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
Picture after repotting

Picture after repotting
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-08-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By sskmaestro
Insane purchase from eBay

One of my eBay purchases got delivered just now. I opened the package and I couldn’t believe my eyes.
The orchid name is Miltonia moreliana orchid species Syn spectabilis Oncidium

There are 4...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-08-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By sskmaestro
Did you buy this from Home Depot?

Did you buy this from Home Depot?
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-08-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,296
Posted By sskmaestro
I recently got one mature plant (no spikes yet)...

I recently got one mature plant (no spikes yet) pic below.

I have to repot it. It came in a plastic pot and has some rotting roots. I removed the bad roots and dis infected the plant and potted...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,296
Posted By sskmaestro
What does that “sulking” mean ? Will the plant...

What does that “sulking” mean ? Will the plant drop it’s leaves or just remain idle?
Forum: Species 01-08-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,890
Posted By sskmaestro
This is the one..... Phal. bellina F4 Strain...

This is the one.....

Phal. bellina F4 Strain (bellina 'Michael 's F4' x bellina 'Montclair ') / Orchids.com...
Forum: Species 01-08-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By sskmaestro
How frequently do you water? I killed one Bellina...

How frequently do you water? I killed one Bellina last year by giving high light and less water..... got a new one and put it in low light..... potted it in a clear plastic with lot of holes.......
Forum: Species 01-08-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,890
Posted By sskmaestro
My Phal Bellina F4 strain.....

My Phal Bellina F4 strain.....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-07-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By sskmaestro
I know this is a decade ago thread..... just want...

I know this is a decade ago thread..... just want to know how huge this little one progressed!
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