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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-17-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By matos
Sory guys, just now I realized I gave the wrong...

Sory guys, just now I realized I gave the wrong information. The C. walkeriana was tipo actually, got confused when writhing the post.

About the crossing making little sense I do agree with what...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-11-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By matos
I love them so much! Every time I see a primarie...

I love them so much! Every time I see a primarie I just can't avoid keeping it.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-04-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By matos
Yes, its really compact. It has the walkeriana's...

Yes, its really compact. It has the walkeriana's fragrance but mainly in the early morning, but not in the rest of the day, unfortunately. Thanks!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By matos
Cattleya walkerinter (C. walkeriana x C. intermedia)

Second blooming of this C. walkerinter (C. walkeriana x C. intermedia) that I've been growing as a seedling for some years. The C. walkeriana used in the crossing was cerulea and the C. intermedia...
Forum: Propagation 07-30-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By matos
Thaks for the tip, I gonna try to find it....

Thaks for the tip, I gonna try to find it. Probably it will be better than the ones I've found. Thaks!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-24-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
I used it in pieces about 2 cm each, and filled...

I used it in pieces about 2 cm each, and filled all on top of the gravel. The L. lundii was placed on it, the rizome was not buried in it. When I bought it it was in a pot filled with sphagnum, I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-23-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
Hi, Some photos of my L. lundii in a clay...

Hi,

Some photos of my L. lundii in a clay pot with some gravel in the botton to help in drainage water and xaxim + sphagnum moss to help with humidity. As you can see it is not really wet. As I...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 07-22-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,679
Posted By matos
Thanks for the welcome people! I am very happy to...

Thanks for the welcome people! I am very happy to join the forum and hope to learn and share a lot with you all.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-22-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By matos
Stunning one!

Stunning one!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-22-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
That's a great question! I would say 'forever'. ...

That's a great question! I would say 'forever'.

Let me explain. Notice all I gonna say for now on is based in my life experience with BRAZILIAN Dicksonia xaxim, since even before orchids I was...
Forum: Propagation 07-21-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By matos
Gelatin as a substitute for Agar

Hi everyone,

I am trying to make some sterile medium for sowing some seeds. I was trying with comercial agar I found in supermarkets that is used for alimentary purposes. The medium wasn't getting...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-21-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
Yeah! It's really expensive! Here I pay R$10 for...

Yeah! It's really expensive! Here I pay R$10 for a 10 liters package filled with 3 cm edge cubes of xaxim. Of course plates and pots are more expensive, but they are not that easy to find here as in...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-20-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
I believe, even here it is hard to find since it...

I believe, even here it is hard to find since it is an endangered species. I only find from producers that harvest in areas that are legally permitted (florest devastated area for crop production or...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-20-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
This is a great solution! I know him personally...

This is a great solution! I know him personally and all his tips are based on true knowledge. I think it'll be great. I just would not try coconut fiber, it never works as well as xaxim and also gets...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By matos
Hi, I grow Laelia lundii. I have just one...

Hi,

I grow Laelia lundii. I have just one plant, it is mounted in pieces of xaxim (dont know how it is called in english, but it is the fern tree from the genus Dicksonia) and sphagnum moss, in a...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 07-20-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,679
Posted By matos
Hello from Brazil

Hi everyone, I am from south Brazil, homeland of C. intermedia and L. purpurata. I've been growing orchids for about three years now and always looking for making new friends in the hobby. Sure it...
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