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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
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What alicinwl said is important to remember -...

What alicinwl said is important to remember - orchids of all kinds growing well in good conditions make LOTS of roots, whether aerial roots or in the pot. If your plants don't have LOTS of roots,...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild Today, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By estación seca
When I was a child we lived in San Diego. My...

When I was a child we lived in San Diego. My parents visited Tijuana from time to time partly to bring back what was then very inexpensive liquor. They always took my brother and me because the limit...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Today, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By estación seca
They like warm, humid weather and a lot of water....

They like warm, humid weather and a lot of water. What is the relative humidity there? How is it potted? How are you watering?
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By estación seca
Use latex exterior paint on the outside. Hardware...

Use latex exterior paint on the outside. Hardware stores like Home Depot and Lowes sell goof blends cheap if you don't mind what color you get.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board and your life with...

Welcome to the Orchid Board and your life with orchids!

There is no correct answer. Phalaenopsis flower spikes may be left alone after flowers fall, or you may prune them off wherever you want....
Forum: Orchids in the Wild Today, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By estación seca
When I was a kid many pet stores sold alligator...

When I was a kid many pet stores sold alligator babies. My parents would never let me have one, for some reason.

Now you can't get them. This was partly because for a while they were protected...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Today, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By estación seca
I have seen a few tiny mericlones offered by...

I have seen a few tiny mericlones offered by Olympic Orchids over the years. They never have a lot of any one thing, so you need to check back frequently to see what is in stock.

I would also...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By estación seca
How does he cool the greenhouse?

How does he cool the greenhouse?
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By estación seca
A lot of fragrant Phals are most fragrant when...

A lot of fragrant Phals are most fragrant when it's warm, humid and the light is bright. Mine get a little direct sun in the morning when the sun is low, and they're most fragrant then. But as yours...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By estación seca
They're so round and touchable and so fuzzy and...

They're so round and touchable and so fuzzy and touchable. Campanulorchis = bell orchid and globifera = bearing globes.
Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! Your plant...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Your plant sounds easily big enough to flower. When big Oncidiums don't flower the usual causes are one or more of: Not enough light, irregular watering or not...
Forum: Propagation Today, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By estación seca
Did you return the wedding gifts?

Did you return the wedding gifts?
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others Yesterday, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By estación seca
I took notes when Brandon spoke to our society....

I took notes when Brandon spoke to our society. From:
Paphiopedilums by Brandon Tam, Huntington - DVOS 2017 09 21...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By estación seca
I agree the plant looks as though it has not...

I agree the plant looks as though it has not getting enough water for some time. Pseudobulbs on these are normall without wrinkles when receiving adequate water. Some of the leaves have horizontal...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By estación seca
Aerial roots can't absorb water from the soil...

Aerial roots can't absorb water from the soil because they're not in contact with the soil. The abstract explains how they function.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By estación seca
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By estación seca
I'm glad they made it OK. I got those two species...

I'm glad they made it OK. I got those two species also. I put them outside because we have cool nights but haven't had any risk of frost since they arrived. I'm hoping for flowers; the plants are...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By estación seca
Clear pots are great. Orchid roots can...

Clear pots are great. Orchid roots can photosynthesize. But plenty of award winning plants grow in opaque pots.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By estación seca
There are many different groups of dendrobiums,...

There are many different groups of dendrobiums, with different growth patterns. They are distinctive enough that different groups of Dens can often be recognized by vegetative growth without flowers....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By estación seca
If that happened after the sun exposure then it...

If that happened after the sun exposure then it is sunburn.

I recommend people not cut any orchid roots. It is possible to pull the velamen layer off older living roots that are not firm.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 02-25-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By estación seca
This is usually underwatering. A single tap...

This is usually underwatering. A single tap watering would not do this.

Edit: Phrag species mostly grow in or right next to streams and ditches. Think of them as bog plants. They should stay very...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-25-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,238
Posted By estación seca
Kim (Fairorchids) earlier wrote: What did he...

Kim (Fairorchids) earlier wrote:

What did he tell you?
Forum: Identification Forum 02-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By estación seca
Bluenanta.com shows the Don Hermann parent was...

Bluenanta.com shows the Don Hermann parent was registered by Carmela Orchids. You might contact them.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-25-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By estación seca
Fred Clarke uses a sib of this cross in his...

Fred Clarke uses a sib of this cross in his breeding, 'Lenette #2.'
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