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Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By fishmom
Great!

Great!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By fishmom
The moss definitely looks fluffy, but do those...

The moss definitely looks fluffy, but do those containers have drainage holes? If not, the moss at the bottom of the beaker is never going to dry out and may well be prone to rotting. You might...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By fishmom
I am not an expert on using moss for phals. ...

I am not an expert on using moss for phals. However, I received two different plants that were planted in sphag. moss and I have kept them that way. Both plants were in clay pots with the moss...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By fishmom
The trick with phals is to maintain a moist but...

The trick with phals is to maintain a moist but airy environment around the roots. A dry period is okay as long as it doesn't last so long that they completely dry out. Phals prefer to be watered...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-16-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By fishmom
Here's some specific information:Burrageara...

Here's some specific information:Burrageara (Oncidopsis) Nelly Isler: what could go wrong – care tips — Steemit...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By fishmom
Welcome, Idiggi. If the system is telling you...

Welcome, Idiggi. If the system is telling you that you don't have enough posts to put a picture up, just go to some other threads and make a few random posts and you will have enough in no time.

...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By fishmom
Do you know about Orchid Roots (used to be Blue...

Do you know about Orchid Roots (used to be Blue Nanta)? You can do a search there and get the percentages of background for any registered orchid. Even better, though will be comments from growers,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-14-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By fishmom
Yes. Spikes on both plants, congratulations! ...

Yes. Spikes on both plants, congratulations!


Be aware that it can take a while for the bud to turn into a bloom. It may feel like the plant is stalled, but as long as it is nice and green,...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-12-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By fishmom
They are certainly looking vigorous, as much as...

They are certainly looking vigorous, as much as you can tell with ghost orchids! :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-11-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By fishmom
The leaves seem to be in good condition, so I...

The leaves seem to be in good condition, so I wouldn't be concerned. They may indeed be reacting to heat, or the blooms are just tired and maybe ready to go. Changes in growing conditions can...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-29-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By fishmom
Here is another thread on hibiki: Den Hibiki...

Here is another thread on hibiki: Den Hibiki culture tips? (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/advanced-discussion/98675-den-hibiki-culture-tips.html)


Rotting bulbs don't sound good, and it is...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-29-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By fishmom
When I repot, I twist the plant repeatedly to...

When I repot, I twist the plant repeatedly to help twine the roots down into the pot. I think of it as "screwing the plant into the pot". Then I poke medium down into the void spaces that are left....
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-28-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,973
Posted By fishmom
You will need to adjust your watering to keep the...

You will need to adjust your watering to keep the plant hydrated if you are growing it on rock.


Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-27-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By fishmom
You don't say where you are in the U.S. Do you...

You don't say where you are in the U.S. Do you know what the humidity is like in your location? My dendrobiums usually summer outside, and the daytime RH drops to the low 30s often, but because I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-26-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By fishmom
Wow--gorgeous! Have you had it long?

Wow--gorgeous! Have you had it long?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By fishmom
It depends on the species of orchid. ...

It depends on the species of orchid. Phalaenopsis and other vandaceous orchids are monopodial--they have one central stem and growth occurs from the top of that stem for the most part, although they...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By fishmom
PurplePali, your pictures are not showing.

PurplePali, your pictures are not showing.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By fishmom
Don't cut. I would brush a little cinnamon...

Don't cut. I would brush a little cinnamon directly into the wound in the main growth and then let the plant recover as best it can. Leave anything green in place until you can see that it has...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 05-25-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By fishmom
Anna's plant should have "leopard" in the...

Anna's plant should have "leopard" in the name--those are some beautiful spots!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-25-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By fishmom
Well, the fact is that orchids will grow on most...

Well, the fact is that orchids will grow on most anything as long as you adjust the watering and other cultural details correctly. Many people use a chunky bark mix for phals, maybe with some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-25-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By fishmom
There is lots of information in the "Potting and...

There is lots of information in the "Potting and Repotting" sub-forum. Do a search for phalaenopsis there. Do you have specific questions? Potting is a huge topic!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-24-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By fishmom
Not a keiki, if you are talking about the nice,...

Not a keiki, if you are talking about the nice, new leaf in the center of the plant. Have you considered repotting the plant? This would be a good time if you haven't done it already.
Forum: Members' Displays 05-23-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By fishmom
Nice wall mounts. I was going to ask you how you...

Nice wall mounts. I was going to ask you how you keep them watered, but then I looked at your location and realized you have that Florida humidity!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-23-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By fishmom
The sanguineum cross is amazing!

The sanguineum cross is amazing!
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 05-22-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By fishmom
Roy Tokunaga is a great presenter, low-key and...

Roy Tokunaga is a great presenter, low-key and informative. No wonder his staff delivers good service. Roy will be appearing at the Sierra Nevada Judging Center Speakers Day in Sacramento, CA on...
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