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Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By fishmom
Robin, you might get more response if you start a...

Robin, you might get more response if you start a new thread and post a picture of the plant, describe your growing conditions and the plant itself. Has it been repotted recently?
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By fishmom
A build-up of salts can cause this, if you are...

A build-up of salts can cause this, if you are over-fertilizing or fail to flush the pot adequately. Are you flushing regularly?
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 10-18-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By fishmom
Little cutie! I love maxillarias.

Little cutie! I love maxillarias.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By fishmom
Welcome, spinrah! Your blooming phal may indeed...

Welcome, spinrah! Your blooming phal may indeed stay in bloom well into the cold months. When the blooms drop, continue to give it the best care you can. It will not be dormant (phals are...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 10-13-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By fishmom
In California, you need to wait for seasonal...

In California, you need to wait for seasonal rains. Who knows how much we will get? If you can't stand to do that, a gray water system is a possibility, if the plants are not your veggie garden. ...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 10-07-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By fishmom
Shipping in its dry LECA will be less disturbance...

Shipping in its dry LECA will be less disturbance to the plant, unless it is dormant, in which case the bare-root method would be no disturbance at all.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-03-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By fishmom
If those roots are used to the spag, why don't...

If those roots are used to the spag, why don't you give it a try? I don't use spag much, but I have had really good success with a couple of phals that came to me that way, with instructions to...
Forum: Propagation 10-02-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By fishmom
I have gotten Den. kingianum babies in plain old...

I have gotten Den. kingianum babies in plain old bark mix. It's always kind of a thrill when that happens.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-30-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By fishmom
What gorgeous colors and shape!

What gorgeous colors and shape!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By fishmom
As early as it is, I would keep watering until...

As early as it is, I would keep watering until the green leaves turn color, trying to build up the pseudobulb as much as possible this growing season. The lump does look like a spike which may or...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-22-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By fishmom
I've had it happen, but only on older plants...

I've had it happen, but only on older plants which have developed large pseudobulbs for the variety. Avoid dividing plants if you can. Older plants have bigger bulbs, or what estacion seca said.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-21-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By fishmom
Wow! I've never heard of that, what a cool...

Wow! I've never heard of that, what a cool auction!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-21-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By fishmom
Love the fimbriatum hybrids--and the roots!

Love the fimbriatum hybrids--and the roots!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-14-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By fishmom
Welcome, Love My Orchids! Hope you will enjoy...

Welcome, Love My Orchids! Hope you will enjoy this forum as much as the rest of us do!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-13-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By fishmom
Jumbo for sure. That's a beautiful, open bloom. ...

Jumbo for sure. That's a beautiful, open bloom. Congrats on a great buy!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-11-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By fishmom
Ooh, beautiful markings! I like the way the...

Ooh, beautiful markings! I like the way the darker color emphasizes the shape of the sepals.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-07-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By fishmom
Really nice blooms!

Really nice blooms!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-03-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By fishmom
Fred Clarke told our OS that the sheaths are...

Fred Clarke told our OS that the sheaths are protective for the pseudobulbs, "like sunscreen" I think were the words he used. However , more than once I have found little mounds of mealybugs under a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-24-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! It's never a lost cause when there is...

Welcome! It's never a lost cause when there is green, but that plant is in trouble. First, stop using ice cubes immediately. Phalaenopsis are tropical plants, and it needs regular watering with...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-23-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By fishmom
Great thread--and examples!

Great thread--and examples!
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 08-21-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By fishmom
Don't remove anything. They are fine. The bulbs...

Don't remove anything. They are fine. The bulbs are a little wrinkled but they still contain moisture and nutrients. There are roots hiding behind those sheathes, so don't tear them off. Do what...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 08-17-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,772
Posted By fishmom
With that retention of water over time, it seems...

With that retention of water over time, it seems like the cubes would be a natural for catasetums.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 08-15-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful, and J & R is really something! What a...

Beautiful, and J & R is really something! What a gorgeous color!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-14-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By fishmom
We need a crying emoji. That just looks awful.

We need a crying emoji. That just looks awful.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 08-13-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By fishmom
I found some good, clear, heavy-duty plastic...

I found some good, clear, heavy-duty plastic storage containers at my local Dollar Store. No idea what kind of plastic, but the largest has lasted for more than 8 years now.
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