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Forum: Species Yesterday, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By SaraJean
So a little update on mine: not dead yet:lol: I...

So a little update on mine: not dead yet:lol: I didnít get any leaf growth out of it after my one leaf that was growing last year finally matured in late winter. I think itís finally blooming size...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-13-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By SaraJean
I really do like the way the pattern shows up....

I really do like the way the pattern shows up. The closer the flower structures get to the center the more purple spots are on the inside. The further away, the more purple spots are on the back side...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 09-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By SaraJean
The Max. richii is adorable! I like that itís...

The Max. richii is adorable! I like that itís compact too. Thanks for the suggestions
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-12-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By SaraJean
Myv. Arubaís Spotted Beauty

Myrmecavola Aruba's Spotted Beauty, first bloom seedling. I like Brassavola hybrids. I like Schomburgkia hybrids. I like primary hybrids. This hybrid hits all three. This is a cross between...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-09-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By SaraJean
Gorgeous bloom!! I love these twisty flowers and...

Gorgeous bloom!! I love these twisty flowers and the fact that they last so long is even better





Without seeing a picture of yours, the usual reasons for an otherwise healthy plant to not...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-09-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By SaraJean
Yes, it can be spread through splashing or...

Yes, it can be spread through splashing or sharing water. Symptoms are that it would look extremely parched, like you forgot to water it for a long time and left it sitting on top of a heater. I...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 09-09-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By SaraJean
Warm growing Maxillaria? Suggestions?

So I am really starting to get into Maxillarias and I am looking for some suggestions. I know the genus is huge, and covers a large geographical area at different elevations, so I am specifically...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-07-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By SaraJean
Those freckles! Also, love the shape. I wouldnít...

Those freckles! Also, love the shape. I wouldnít mind adding one of these to my collection at all
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By SaraJean
I would really like to get to Andyís one of these...

I would really like to get to Andyís one of these days for an open house just to see how everything is set up. I was planning on putting this in a bark mix next year if I can get it through this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-07-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By SaraJean
The only place that thing was getting released...

The only place that thing was getting released was into the spiritual realm via the trash bin:lol:
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-06-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By SaraJean
Well that certainly is a charming little bloom!...

Well that certainly is a charming little bloom! Congrats:goodjob
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 09-06-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By SaraJean
Iím not so patiently waiting for some cooler...

Iím not so patiently waiting for some cooler nights:whew
Iím just starting to experiment with some Pleuro types. They are touchy but so darn cute! So far I have a little Dracula lotax (never bloomed...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-06-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By SaraJean
I found a snail the size of my thumb nail on one...

I found a snail the size of my thumb nail on one of my walkerianas hanging about 9í off the ground. I am at a loss and almost felt bad for killing it, he must have worked hard to get up there, lol.
...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-06-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By SaraJean
Interesting. Ok, I had seen that they did get a...

Interesting. Ok, I had seen that they did get a bit of moisture in dormancy but I had taken that as more of a Ďlet dry out for several days between light wateringsí or justĎslightly moisten just the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-05-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By SaraJean
Calanthe vestita late season growth question

Iím hoping someone has experience with this species/genus can help me out. I have a blooming size Calanthe vestita that has been in my care since early spring so this is still a very new orchid for...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-05-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By SaraJean
I think the main problem is that when it comes to...

I think the main problem is that when it comes to specifics, most growing advice is subjective. The goal is the same but how that is achieved is all based on that individual persons growing...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-04-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By SaraJean
That has been working for your Nobile types? I...

That has been working for your Nobile types? I will admit to being surprised. The typical recommendation is to stop fertilizer when the growth matures or about the beginning of autumn (usually thatís...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 09-03-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By SaraJean
Thank you so much! This Restrepia purchase...

Thank you so much! This Restrepia purchase definitely fell under the Ďwhy the hell notí category. Iím curious to see how it does long term, itís only been in my care a little over a year, but itís...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 09-02-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By SaraJean
Restrepia antennifera in the South

Is this little darling happy with the heat? No. Would it do better with some cooler nights? Absolutely. But grow and bloom it does, even in my tropical climate. It even powered through a long heat...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 09-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By SaraJean
What a great little bloom!

What a great little bloom!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-02-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By SaraJean
All of these are great suggestions! Probably...

All of these are great suggestions! Probably 75%+of my orchids are either mounted (Dens, Catts, Bulbos, oddballs, and a few Phals), or in baskets with large bark or hydroton (Catts and a couple of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By SaraJean
And for me, humid and stagnant is quite the...

And for me, humid and stagnant is quite the killer. Iíve lost many orchids, and gotten some pretty nasty looking leaves, in these conditions before I figured out what was going on. Now I have a fan...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 08-25-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By SaraJean
Unpopular opinion: I love sphagnum moss for...

Unpopular opinion: I love sphagnum moss for Cattleyas. There I said it.

Confession #2: I do pack it pretty firm.

Confession #3: It rarely gets a chance to dry out in my rainy summers.

Now...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-25-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By SaraJean
Bummer. I was really hopeful that wasnít the...

Bummer. I was really hopeful that wasnít the case. I donít really have much in the way of indoor growing space to put this either. Iím now seeing there is two different populations of these, too....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By SaraJean
Den. polysema culture help

This is my second most frustrating species that I grow (dockrillia cucumerina takes the cake in the number one spot...). Unlike my little cucumber orchid, for the life of me, I can not figure out why...
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