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Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By rbarata
I would leave it alone, for now...

I would leave it alone, for now...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By rbarata
As I know these different scales used in...

As I know these different scales used in different sources doesn't always follow the same standard, I almost always investigate from different sources when I want to buy something, being it expensive...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
So, am I correct to say that an heathy plant...

So, am I correct to say that an heathy plant always has the optimal chlorophyll levels for the light levels in their environment?
If these levels are increased, because the plant doesn't need that...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
Nope...consider it the same as tanning in humans....

Nope...consider it the same as tanning in humans. After that comes sunburn, if light levels are higher.
That's a good sign because it gives you an indication that the plant is reaching the threshold...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
So it means that there is a threshold point on...

So it means that there is a threshold point on which the max. required amount of usable chlorophyll, for a certain light level. Increasing light levels beyhond that point, chlorophyll starts to get...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-14-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,403
Posted By rbarata
neophyte, don't want to disregard you but I would...

neophyte, don't want to disregard you but I would sugest you to read this thread. There's a large amount of info about it.
Anyway, Estación seca posted this link at the beginning:

link...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
So, if I understood correctly, the more light...

So, if I understood correctly, the more light available, the less chlorophyll needed. So the chlorophyll levels in the leaves goes down, giving them the light green tone (due to the absence of...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-14-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,403
Posted By rbarata
I'd recommend those who grow rupis to get one of...

I'd recommend those who grow rupis to get one of these (as well as a kautski which shares the same habitat, therefore the same conditions).
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-13-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
And did it bloomed?

And did it bloomed?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-13-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
I'm trying tp give it full sun as possible now...

I'm trying tp give it full sun as possible now while it's still not strong enough to cause damages. It never bloomed so I want to see how it reacts now.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-13-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
From april onwards sun here, together with high...

From april onwards sun here, together with high temps, is a killer. Its leaves are already with a really light green tone and we are still in february.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-13-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,403
Posted By rbarata
Yes, in choosing the right species. :)

Yes, in choosing the right species. :)
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-13-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
I don't think so...it has been in and out,...

I don't think so...it has been in and out, depending on the temps. The major sunburn you see is an old one, not recent.



Couldn't find a more accurate explanation for it but in my...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-13-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,403
Posted By rbarata
Thank you!:) This is really rewarding...When I...

Thank you!:)
This is really rewarding...When I got it, I've read that it was difficult to grow so I was somewhat affraid.
In fact it is surprisingly easy under my conditions.

And remember...one...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-13-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,403
Posted By rbarata
Blooms for the first time...3 more to go. ...

Blooms for the first time...3 more to go.

https://i.postimg.cc/T1gWtn2t/20200213-122932.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/t42nvqyG/20200213-122951.jpg
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Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
Milleri needs full sun to bloom, especially in...

Milleri needs full sun to bloom, especially in winter.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By rbarata
Epson salts and high light plants

Now that the sun is getting higher, do you think using Epson salts helps high light plants to cope with it?

I'm thinking specifically about a Laelia milleri which I'vee been putting under the sun....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-10-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By rbarata
Even without direct sun, moving from a north to a...

Even without direct sun, moving from a north to a south window may be too much if the move is abrupt, especially in a caribbean island.
You should move it gradually to a brighter location.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-10-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By rbarata
While there's green, there's hope! We need more...

While there's green, there's hope!
We need more info about your growing conditions and, if possible, what orchid is it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-08-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By rbarata
What fertilizer are you using?

What fertilizer are you using?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-08-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By rbarata
Ah, now I understand after looking at the photo...

Ah, now I understand after looking at the photo with more attention.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-08-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By rbarata
I know what siamese means...I just can see how it...

I know what siamese means...I just can see how it applies to this.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-08-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By rbarata
What do you mean by "siamese" flower?

What do you mean by "siamese" flower?
Forum: Hybrids 02-08-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By rbarata
You can also (and maybe it's a better solution)...

You can also (and maybe it's a better solution) is to take the plant out of the pot and put it inside the box bareroot).
Forum: Hybrids 02-08-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By rbarata
Not a very good perpective on this one but you...

Not a very good perpective on this one but you may want to put it in a place with good indirect light, temps around 22ºC (72F).
Enclose it inside a closed box (transparent so that you can see...
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