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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,763
Posted By SouthPark
Although 6 or 7 years late on this --- totally...

Although 6 or 7 years late on this --- totally agree! I love the colour combination. The apricot colour is incredibly appealing.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By SouthPark
You're most welcome. The roots indeed had spread...

You're most welcome. The roots indeed had spread out and grown very long too. In general, just look at the rhizome region and the directions that the new growths (new bulbs) are popping out --- or...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By SouthPark
From the look of the leaf colour of that cattleya...

From the look of the leaf colour of that cattleya - light green to greeny-yellow, it was probably growing in relatively high bright light level. Perhaps even some full sun.

I would recommend...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 05:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,732
Posted By SouthPark
early ------ my pot size was just arbitrarily...

early ------ my pot size was just arbitrarily chosen when I potted it. I measured it a moment ago --- it's approximately 11.3 cm diameter at the top of the pot, and 10 cm diameter at the bottom of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By SouthPark
I grow a small Onc. Twinkle 'Fragrance Fantasy'...

I grow a small Onc. Twinkle 'Fragrance Fantasy' (I think that's the correct name ..... not fragranT fantasy).

It is growing in tropical conditions. 10 to 15 mm average diameter scoria pieces...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By SouthPark
If you want to wait more, then the roots will...

If you want to wait more, then the roots will likely become longer, and may even come away from the bulb area all by themselves. So when the roots become long enough and big enough ------ that's...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By SouthPark
Is it like the clothes-line method? Except the...

Is it like the clothes-line method? Except the line is a linked chain, right? Sounds workable.



You mention 'plastic' chain. Probably better off going for high strength corrosion resistant...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By SouthPark
lauraeli - I see. If the roots appear to be...

lauraeli - I see. If the roots appear to be vulnerable to rotting, then this is where I'd be applying some treatment such as agri-fos or aliette or yates anti-rot phosacid --- spraying onto the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By SouthPark
I see! Are your other phals doing well in bark?...

I see! Are your other phals doing well in bark? If so - then you could try potting this phal into bark ----- or the media that the bulk of your phals are doing well in. An airy bark media, with a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By SouthPark
Does this orchid get any supplements such as weak...

Does this orchid get any supplements such as weak orchid fertiliser?

The wet soggy spaghnum in the 3rd photo should probably be skipped for now.

Instead, I'd just pot this orchid into an...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By SouthPark
Is it dry? If hard and dry - then that should be...

Is it dry? If hard and dry - then that should be ok.

If the newest leaves are in good health (except for the cut-off ones) then that will be nice.

Having assorted optional treatments of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By SouthPark
If you grow your orchids indoors, then one...

If you grow your orchids indoors, then one treatment for scale is imidacloprid. It can come in tiny light-weight granules, or as pre-mixed spray, or even as a concentrate (for mixing with water).
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By SouthPark
You uploaded two photos. Each photo is a...

You uploaded two photos. Each photo is a different orchid. The photo on the right-hand-side shows an orchid that is appearing to grow well.

The photo on the left-hand-side shows a leafless orchid,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By SouthPark
Very nice. A new leaf getting that size means...

Very nice. A new leaf getting that size means back in action again.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By SouthPark
lakesusy ------ is that white filament or threads...

lakesusy ------ is that white filament or threads on the leaf? Possibly some insect attack. Eg. scale, mealybug or something. This is assuming it's not dust.

If it is insect attack, maybe spray on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By SouthPark
Nice comments lakesusy. The wetting of leaves and...

Nice comments lakesusy. The wetting of leaves and not-wetting of leaves can sometimes be a choice - depending on whether the orchid is indoors or outdoors. For outdoors - probably no choice. But can...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By SouthPark
This paper seems to be quite ok .... here...

This paper seems to be quite ok .... here (https://science.sciencemag.org/content/307/5708/433.full).

Also roughly summarised here (https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2005/01/too-much-good-thing).
...
Forum: About this board 02-14-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By SouthPark
neo - probably disabled. At one time, it was...

neo - probably disabled. At one time, it was apparently allowed/enabled - but issues with spam and other things led to disabling the feature.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-14-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,161
Posted By SouthPark
k.g. --- do you mean cut the flower stalk and...

k.g. --- do you mean cut the flower stalk and repot the phal orchid into a new pot? Just making sure that we have the correct interpretation of 'repot the top'.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By SouthPark
That's the thing with language and communications...

That's the thing with language and communications heheh. It's all about definitions. Such as - the terminology 'pot bound' can very easily be interpreted (or mis-interpreted) as confined within the...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-14-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By SouthPark
DC ----- plants don't have brains or maybe...

DC ----- plants don't have brains or maybe feelings as such. Or at least, as far as I know heheheheh.

So when it comes to plants 'liking' something, it will be more along the lines of "observed"...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By SouthPark
Sounds like good growing conditions. Indoors for...

Sounds like good growing conditions. Indoors for display is quite ok. When indoors - no problem, as long as it's not still-air for relatively long periods of time.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By SouthPark
I'd break out the Aliette to start with. Mix to...

I'd break out the Aliette to start with. Mix to the recommended proportions with water, and spray all the leaves and the stem. And provide decent air-movement.

Was this plant previously getting...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By SouthPark
I think it might be something like erwinia -...

I think it might be something like erwinia - bacteria, or even fungal activity. One approach to handle this is to break out a hopefully workable treatment (such as agri-fos systematic), and also pot...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-13-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By SouthPark
That shade of red and the shape of this flower is...

That shade of red and the shape of this flower is to LIVE for!
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