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Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By aliceinwl
I知 growing mine indoors in my office but the...

I知 growing mine indoors in my office but the heat is off overnight and on the weekends and it can get down into the mid to low 60s: it痴 doing fine under these conditions.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By aliceinwl
I知 probably about 5 hrs south of your daughter...

I知 probably about 5 hrs south of your daughter (I知 north of Santa Barbara). Good luck with your research. Hobbies are good :-) Despite their reputation a lot of orchids are incredibly tough....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By aliceinwl
I have an Oncidium 禅winkle. They want bright...

I have an Oncidium 禅winkle. They want bright indirect light and to be kept a bit moister than a Phalaenopsis. For the Twinkle, when the substrate approaches dryness, it痴 time to water again. I知...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By aliceinwl
Your indoor temperatures sound similar to mine....

Your indoor temperatures sound similar to mine. Maybe see if warming things up with a seedling heat mat does the trick. It sounds like you致e pretty much tried everything else with this one.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By aliceinwl
What are your temperatures like? I致e had a few...

What are your temperatures like? I致e had a few that never thrived over the years and I wonder if my conditions are just too cool.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-16-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By aliceinwl
I have mostly NOID complex hybrids. I have a...

I have mostly NOID complex hybrids. I have a bunch that I acquire in the summer and end up keeping outside. When nights start getting into the 40s and days don稚 get warmer than the 60s some start...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By aliceinwl
It looks like sunburn to me. Any chance it could...

It looks like sunburn to me. Any chance it could have been hit with some direct sun?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By aliceinwl
I知 not sure about the fertilizer sticks. I think...

I知 not sure about the fertilizer sticks. I think most fertilizers diluted down to about 1/4th every other week would work.

If I had to hazard a guess, I would say that the one doing okay is a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By aliceinwl
With my temperatures tend to gravitate towards...

With my temperatures tend to gravitate towards 田ool growers. For the 渡arrow growers, if they like cool I take that to mean climate controlled office conditions work well (ie air conditioning/...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By aliceinwl
Are you posting on orchid board from your phone?...

Are you posting on orchid board from your phone? If you are, you can scroll down when you池e making a post and select manage attachments and then choose file and navigate to where your phone stores...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-16-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By aliceinwl
Pictures would definitely help. Phalaenopsis are...

Pictures would definitely help. Phalaenopsis are a varied lot. Some of what you describe sounds like old mechanical damage that has scarred over. If that痴 the case, it痴 there to stay. I壇 hold off...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-16-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By aliceinwl
The problem is my current set-up will only...

The problem is my current set-up will only accommodate them while they池e relatively small. If they keep going at their current pace... I wasn稚 expecting them to be this vigorous: all my others...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By aliceinwl
I壇 lay off the hydrogen peroxide unless you...

I壇 lay off the hydrogen peroxide unless you dilute it way down or apply it surgically to breaks. It can cause unintended tissue damage, especially if it gets on the roots.

I壇 quarantine it and...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By aliceinwl
I知 not sure about risk to other plants. Some of...

I知 not sure about risk to other plants. Some of my plants have developed this, it seems to set in when they are kept colder than they want to be for an extended period. If I catch it early and warm...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By aliceinwl
What is the leafless one? It kind of looks like a...

What is the leafless one? It kind of looks like a Dendrobium? Can you tell us how you池e keeping it (light, temperatures, watering, fertilizer)? Orchids are quite varied in their care requirements so...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,162
Posted By aliceinwl
Most of my older indoor Phalaenopsis have become...

Most of my older indoor Phalaenopsis have become 斗eaners too. If they have dead corky stem like Dolly described, I値l trim that when I repot. Or, if they have leafless stem with air roots above the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By aliceinwl
I think the rationale with using 3% peroxide in...

I think the rationale with using 3% peroxide in the crown is to kill everything/all the exposed open tissue since it痴 presumably infected with fungus/bacteria. Then the cinnamon desiccates...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-12-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By aliceinwl
I致e had pretty dramatic responses in my Vandas...

I致e had pretty dramatic responses in my Vandas to Kelpmax soaks. I致e seen new root growth within a week which is like lightening speed for an orchid. Mine aren稚 very big so I just have some wire...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-12-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By aliceinwl
I壇 second Roberta. I壇 add that once the...

I壇 second Roberta. I壇 add that once the peroxide is done fizzing, dump it out of the crown and use some tissue to wick out any remaining moisture. Then carefully sprinkle some cinnamon into the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-11-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By aliceinwl
I壇 repot it as soon as you get the media. If...

I壇 repot it as soon as you get the media. If it痴 going to be awhile before you get the media maybe try to spag & bag method to slow water loss (damp not wet sphagnum moss in a clear bag with the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-11-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By aliceinwl
I have a few very similar plants that I致e...

I have a few very similar plants that I致e acquired as NoIDs. Mine failed to thrive until I switched it from a pot on the ground to a shade cloth lined vanda basket filled with small grade bark that...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-10-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By aliceinwl
The caterpillars are probably responsible for the...

The caterpillars are probably responsible for the leaf damage. Even 3% hydrogen peroxide can cause tissue damage. If you only applied it to the media, I壇 think you could re-use since it degrades...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-10-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By aliceinwl
My guess would be that it痴 Timothy Christopher...

My guess would be that it痴 Timothy Christopher or has it in its background. A few years ago I saw a bunch of them and they all had terminal spikes. From what I read, that痴 characteristic of this...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-10-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By aliceinwl
My Miltonia Sunset gets these when exposed to any...

My Miltonia Sunset gets these when exposed to any temperatures below 50. Nothing can fix the damage that痴 already occurred, but maybe start trying to put it somewhere warmer at night. The stretch...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-09-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By aliceinwl
Where are you growing? Did the pale area appear...

Where are you growing? Did the pale area appear suddenly? I壇 say either sunburn or some type of critter eating the top layer of tissue. The blob also looks like it could be a fertilizer ball to me....
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