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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 01-21-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By MattWoelfsen
I think this is Aerides multiflora?

I think this is Aerides multiflora?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 01-07-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Neodex, I’m surprised you haven’t gotten a reply....

Neodex, I’m surprised you haven’t gotten a reply. So I’m replying to your post to keep it going!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-08-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,223
Posted By MattWoelfsen
My experience and observation about orchid books...

My experience and observation about orchid books is they provide a knowledge base of information to get you started. But as you continue to raise orchids, the books become dust catchers because you...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-07-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By MattWoelfsen
The stalks look healthy—not desiccated. You might...

The stalks look healthy—not desiccated. You might consider laying the stalks on their side on a bed of sphagnum moss, keep warm, provide good humidity. This might encourage each node to develop keiki.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-07-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By MattWoelfsen
The changes of nomenclature for orchid varieties...

The changes of nomenclature for orchid varieties was supposed to make it easier to identify specific orchid species. But as you have experienced, very confusing!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 12-07-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,044
Posted By MattWoelfsen
I have Sedirea japonica and Brassavola Little...

I have Sedirea japonica and Brassavola Little Stars. I haven't tried Coelogyne. I grow Sedirea similar to Neos. Mine are grown in spaghnum moss, like Neo. In this grow style, I re-water when the moss...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By MattWoelfsen
excellent reply sarajean!

excellent reply sarajean!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 12-04-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,044
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Thank you so much for updating your Neo thread....

Thank you so much for updating your Neo thread. This is remarkable—in terms of updating. Also remarkable is spending so much money on a “not so healthy” Neo.

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Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 11-29-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 150,434
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Taiga is certainly a highly appealing plant. If...

Taiga is certainly a highly appealing plant. If the price tag daunts you, there are less expensive Neofinetia you can acquire. I hope you find one or two to start with—as you have gathered from this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-26-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,261
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Try this website: Systems...

Try this website: Systems (https://www.firstrays.com/cart/Water-Purification/Systems)
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-25-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Hello Sarajean. I try to collect variegated leaf...

Hello Sarajean. I try to collect variegated leaf orchids. I acquired this one on eBay. The vendor is “japaneseorchids”. There are two Dendrobium for auction now but they are Den kingianum.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-25-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By MattWoelfsen
When I bring my plants outside for the Summer, I...

When I bring my plants outside for the Summer, I buy ladybugs and release them into my orchid grow space. They are great!
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 11-25-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By MattWoelfsen
It is a good size for me and my grow space....

It is a good size for me and my grow space. Thanks Dolly.

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I also have poor experience with Lady’s...
Forum: Species 11-24-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By MattWoelfsen
“Grow it like Neos”. -This plant is in NZ...

“Grow it like Neos”.

-This plant is in NZ Sphagnum Moss.
-It can take cool temperatures.
-In the Winter time, water early in the day and allow it to completely dry out—moss should be “crispy”....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,074
Posted By MattWoelfsen
I think the use of hydrogen peroxide was part of...

I think the use of hydrogen peroxide was part of an idea of “naturally” eliminating pests in the roots??

Regarding Miss Orchid Girl, she is a good starting point. She is willing to show and tell...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-24-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By MattWoelfsen
:rofl: I have bought several sets of this...

:rofl:

I have bought several sets of this four inch sized clear pots. I was able to import from Japan even larger pots—6” to 8” to 10” pots. The larger pots I’m using for my larger Vanda. Most of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By MattWoelfsen
I clean plastic pots with soap and water. Then I...

I clean plastic pots with soap and water. Then I immerse them in a microwave safe pot and nuke the lot for a minute.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 11-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Paphiopedilum spicerianum

Five years ago I bought a six plant flask from Hengdung Mts. Biotechnology. This is the lone survivor.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-24-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Dendrobium loddigesii

I enjoy variegated plants. Do you?
Forum: Species 11-24-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Sedeira (Phalaenopsis) japonica

This is a fragrant species from Japan. I grow it like Neofinetia falcata.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 11-24-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Zygos like to be evenly moist year round but not...

Zygos like to be evenly moist year round but not sogging wet. Oncidium also like to be evenly moist, but let it dry out a day or two before re-hydrating.

In the land of Winter (Northern Indiana),...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-24-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,074
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Sacrilege! :rofl:

Sacrilege!

:rofl:
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-24-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By MattWoelfsen
This pot a representative of the pots I’ve...

This pot a representative of the pots I’ve converted wire hanging bare root plants into.

Pots like these are used for Cymbidium plants, but I found them perfect for Vanda with their long roots.
...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-24-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Hello Dollythehun! My experience with Vanda: 1)...

Hello Dollythehun! My experience with Vanda:
1) Vanda do not like root disturbance, so I leave them alone. Hanging bareroot on a wire would be the perfect way to grow but apparently not here in Fort...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-23-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,881
Posted By MattWoelfsen
Two years ago, I had several Vandacous alliance...

Two years ago, I had several Vandacous alliance plants hanging on a wire and growing bare root. They did great as long as I kept them in high humidity, regularly hydrated, bright lights. They took a...
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