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Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Jeff214
Wow, the length of that spur (and size of the...

Wow, the length of that spur (and size of the flower) is astonishing in comparison to the plant size. Do the spurs develop in the bud before they elongate (or unfold)? I assumed it was growing like...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Jeff214
Agreed. Just curious as it's the first time I'm...

Agreed. Just curious as it's the first time I'm seeing spurs grow. Starting to straighten out a bit now. Curious things.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis Yesterday, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Jeff214
The spurs on my plants are curling and growing in...

The spurs on my plants are curling and growing in every direction it pleases. I'm not sure if this is genetic or if it is something I can correct with culture next time? Yours look so much more tamed...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-23-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By Jeff214
I had a lead p-bulb break off in August. I buried...

I had a lead p-bulb break off in August. I buried it in LECA, staked it, and put a saucer of water underneath, and put it in a shady spot outside. After two months, it finally rooted! You can't...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-22-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Jeff214
I'm half way up the canyon area and it is an odd...

I'm half way up the canyon area and it is an odd climate, getting both coastal and inland climates. I receive morning fog from the ocean (dew dripping on my plants in the morning) and then by...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-22-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks, Roberta. The forecast keeps going lower...

Thanks, Roberta. The forecast keeps going lower for Monday - now 42 oF! I should bring most of my warm growers in for the day. Not sure if parishii can take 42...

My lows have been holding steady...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-22-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Jeff214
Low temps for Paph species + hybrids

Looks like the lows my area will dip into the mid 40s + rain (for the first time since... spring). Based on info on slipperorchids.info, the species that are:

Warm growing that need to be brought...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-19-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Jeff214
Amazing blooms - your Cycnoches are all doing...

Amazing blooms - your Cycnoches are all doing spectacularly well. Do you grow it any different from your Catasetums? I got a cycnoches warscewiczii earlier this year but it has struggled terribly.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis 10-19-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks, Roberta. That's very helpful and...

Thanks, Roberta. That's very helpful and beautiful!
I thought the darker color in some photos was due to the lighting. Good to know it's normal!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis 10-19-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By Jeff214
are developing spurs supposed to be brown?

Hello,

My first one in this tribe, Aerangis mystacidii, is spiking. The spurs are starting to elongate but they have been tan/light brown. I'm unsure if the buds are blasting? (growing a bit slow)...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-18-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By Jeff214
Very helpful video, thanks!

Very helpful video, thanks!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Jeff214
Wow, it's going to be a great show! I'll bring...

Wow, it's going to be a great show! I'll bring the popcorn, haha.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-15-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Jeff214
A few of my dendrobiums have started to spike and...

A few of my dendrobiums have started to spike and now a few of my catasetinae types have started new growths... perhaps due to the recent cool period followed by another heatwave. My plants are so...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-14-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Jeff214
When to bring catasetinae inside?

Around what minimum temps do you bring your catasetums, clowesias, cycnoches, and mormodias inside? The minimum temps in my area are going to the mid 50s by next week. Some have finished growing...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-12-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Jeff214
That's a great show - congrats! These smell...

That's a great show - congrats!

These smell a little different throughout the day. Mostly like root beer.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-06-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks SouthPark, I have been eyeing the one by...

Thanks SouthPark, I have been eyeing the one by Harold Koopowitz. Maybe they'll release a new edition one of these days...

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Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 10-03-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Jeff214
Any book suggestions on paphiopedilums?

Can anyone suggest a book on paphiopedilums? Call me old-fashioned, but I like a good book filled with culture and history of species!

Thanks
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-30-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Jeff214
Very nice blooms! I haven't seen that shade of...

Very nice blooms! I haven't seen that shade of salmon pink? before.

I'm a bit jealous. I just cannot keep a phal alive. I've killed every single one...!
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 09-30-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Jeff214
Got a great Paph. Michael Koopowitz from the...

Got a great Paph. Michael Koopowitz from the OrchidInn!
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 09-30-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Jeff214
One I have at cattleya light levels is certainly...

One I have at cattleya light levels is certainly yellow green but the one in deep shade is "normal" shade of green - probably could use some more sun... May play around with it a bit. Both are...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-28-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Jeff214
The Sharry Babys I've had grow spikes fairly...

The Sharry Babys I've had grow spikes fairly quickly and bloom soon after. Won't tease you like Twinkles and sphacelatum!
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 09-28-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Jeff214
Do you have specific recommendations for...

Do you have specific recommendations for parishii, philippinense, and sanderianum? Parishii and sanderianum are listed as deep shade and philippinense in light sahde (on slipperorchids.info)....
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 09-24-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks for the advise. I'm leaning towards...

Thanks for the advise. I'm leaning towards Michael Koopowitz too. I've gotten a couple of Paphs and Phrags from the Orchid Inn and they have all been fantastic plants. Now when is their sale...?
...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-24-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,402
Posted By Jeff214
I would add that a community of various microbes...

I would add that a community of various microbes may be difficult to maintain. It may require a very specific medium (set of nutrients), a pH range, oxygen availability, growth times, among other...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-24-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Jeff214
All of yours look great! A majority of mine...

All of yours look great!

A majority of mine got badly burned/dehydrated during the last heat wave. I was out of town while temps outside rose past 110F for a week. These managed to survive. My...
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