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Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 08-19-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By monivik
Thank you. Yeah, what I've done now is that I've...

Thank you. Yeah, what I've done now is that I've cut away the rotting pseudobulbs, I put cinnamon powder on the open wound (rhizome). However, I haven't repotted the plant yet. The thing is I...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 08-13-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By monivik
Rotting baby pseudobulb Oncidium

So this is the very first time I ever bought an orchid online, and I'm already regretting it. I should have emailed this company and complained right away.

I ordered an Oncidium Sweet Sugar...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-24-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By monivik
Sarracenia- carnivorous plant not doing well

So I decided to get a carnivorous plant, after reading that they can be handy to have around your orchids and other plants. So I thought let me start by getting one, a sarracenia. By the way I've...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-17-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By monivik
No, the roots are 10-12 cm long, the longest one...

No, the roots are 10-12 cm long, the longest one 12, just checked. But yeah, I got the orchid with the keiki already on it like that. An elderly lady gave it to me, complaining that her orchid (the...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-17-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By monivik
Oh ok LOL :lol: I guess I was going after the...

Oh ok LOL :lol:
I guess I was going after the similar color... there are some similarities though funny.... of course I'm not an expert :lol:
Forum: Identification Forum 07-15-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By monivik
I've been searching online for pictures of an...

I've been searching online for pictures of an orange colored Vuylstekaera... and I think I've found the one I've got.

Well, it's not exactly the same but very similar so the name is the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-15-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By monivik
[QUOTE=WaterWitchin;898807]Not enough humidity or...

[QUOTE=WaterWitchin;898807]Not enough humidity or water if you're misting and spagh is dry by end of day. That's why you're losing the root tips.

Were it mine, I'd soak the heck out of the roots,...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-15-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By monivik
Thanks. I think from the replies I had to another...

Thanks. I think from the replies I had to another post that this is some sort of a oncidium/odontoglossum hybrid, as someone suggested.

So I'm just going to make sure that this one never dries up...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-15-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
Thank you all for your comments. Unfortunately it...

Thank you all for your comments. Unfortunately it didn't make it. :bua: The one leaf it had left, died too. Now it was a completely leaf-less orchid. I googled it, and I read that an orchid with 0...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-11-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
So in other words it's dead? I might as well just...

So in other words it's dead? I might as well just throw it away then...No chance of recovery at this point. :(
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By monivik
Keiki with long straight out roots

So I decided to cut this keiki from the mother plant and put it in it's own pot, she has 3 roots, which I'm hoping will be enough.

The thing is that the mother plant (I got it from an old lady)...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-10-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By monivik
Repotting unknown hybrid

Ok, so I got this new orchid about 1 1/2 month ago, which is an unknown hybrid to me (the tag said Cambria, so that doesn't say much). I have to be honest and say that I've been purposefully trying...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-10-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
Oh no!!! I think this little keiki's fight for...

Oh no!!! I think this little keiki's fight for his life is coming to an end, and it's lost the fight. One of the leafs fell off and it's down to one leaf... this one is starting to change color...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By monivik
Thank you all for your replies. I think it's...

Thank you all for your replies. I think it's worth thinking about the clay pot and spaghnum moss for the Miltoniopsis, I heard someone say that once before. However she's in full bloom right now, I'm...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-28-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
Thank you for your reply. An update: 1. I...

Thank you for your reply. An update:

1. I took it off the spaghnum moss as it was too moist and it wasn't going well, the few roots she had gone too. Placed it on bark, just a few spaghnum pieces...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-25-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By monivik
Orchids and Temperatures

So I was just wondering if there are any tips and tricks for just the ordinary home-grower on how to deal with extreme situations like a heat wave. :lol:

It's extremely hot here right now, I'm...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-25-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,661
Posted By monivik
I've also recently repotted all my orchids and...

I've also recently repotted all my orchids and made sure that they (especially the Phalaenopsis ones) were in clear pots, after I did some research on the matter. I've actually also made air holes...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-21-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By monivik
Holes in Phalaenopsis leaves

I've been in the process of a long overdue repotting of my orchids.

I found that this Phalaenopsis though has some holes in it's leaves, particularly underneath. The holes don't go completely...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
So, an update on this poor orchid... it's not...

So, an update on this poor orchid... it's not looking good.
:( The 3 roots she had left, one starting shriveling up from the part closest to the leaves of the orchid. The other two starting...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-03-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,979
Posted By monivik
Well, the good thing is that summer (spring) has...

Well, the good thing is that summer (spring) has started and it's getting warmer now. In fact yesterday, was super hot 31C...biw it's around 23-24C.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-03-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By monivik
Thanks, I've done that now. I repotted it...

Thanks, I've done that now. I repotted it again... but yeah it's all sitting in the pot now... I will indeed keep an eye on it in a couple of months, as someone suggested, to check for dead roots....
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-29-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By monivik
How to repot Phalaenopsis with only aerial roots left?

This is actually a mini- Phalaenopsis. I've had it for years, never repotted it and I decided it's long overdue. Turns out all the roots in the pot had died, all rotten. But this orchid had lots of...
Forum: Identification Forum 05-29-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By monivik
Thanks. That's handy to know, so the "Cambria"...

Thanks. That's handy to know, so the "Cambria" should be treated like an Oncidium, when it comes to it's care.

Now about the Miltoniopsis: So what I understand is that this is a more demanding...
Forum: Identification Forum 05-29-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By monivik
Thank you. So I will assume then that it should...

Thank you. So I will assume then that it should receive care for like an oncidium plant. Something like that.
Forum: Identification Forum 05-29-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By monivik
Oh I forgot to add the pictures.

Oh I forgot to add the pictures.
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