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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-15-2020, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Roberta
Definitely time to pot! One very important...

Definitely time to pot! One very important detail - those little roots are fragile, so don't touch, or press the medium too hard around them. Depending on what old roots you have, you may need to...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-05-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Roberta
When repotting, don't try to remove the last bit...

When repotting, don't try to remove the last bit of bark (or other medium) that is stuck to roots. Leaving a little behind won't hurt anything, and preserving roots is most important. I just clean...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-03-2020, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Roberta
Another thought with regard to C. loddigesii......

Another thought with regard to C. loddigesii... really closely related to C. harrisoniana (scholars even argue as to whether they are even separate species) I have a plant labeled C. harrisoniana...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-18-2020, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Roberta
A note with regard to bifoliates and potting......

A note with regard to bifoliates and potting... species tend to have just one rooting period, and if that isn't observed, trouble. There are plenty of Catt-group hybrids that have two leaves per...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-18-2020, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Roberta
Adding to what ES said, just cut back on the...

Adding to what ES said, just cut back on the water. That will have the same effect as changing to a less-retentive medium, but will not harm the plant which potting out of season would do. (In...
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