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Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,434
Posted By SouthPark
True. As Tom Hanks said ..... life is like a...

True. As Tom Hanks said ..... life is like a ......
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By SouthPark
Most welcome Merita. My photos are generally in...

Most welcome Merita. My photos are generally in the ratio 4:3 (horizontal to vertical ratio), or 3:4 (vertical to horizontal ratio). The original file sizes are quite large. I generally resize the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
OK2BU - if some of your orchids are growing in a...

OK2BU - if some of your orchids are growing in a still-air environment, then definitely - introducing a suitable size fan or fans will be beneficial. The air flow can even be relatively slow and...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By SouthPark
Diane ... I received this one from someone I...

Diane ... I received this one from someone I know. The cross was registered by somebody from Thailand I think. Registered in 2014. I haven't seen any cultivar names yet. We might see some cultivar...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By SouthPark
Merita ----- OrchidBoard does have an image...

Merita ----- OrchidBoard does have an image processing software that it uses after we upload a photo.

The orchidboard software does its thing after we've uploaded our image. I think it can accept...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
OK2BU - if a suitable media is used, it's...

OK2BU - if a suitable media is used, it's generally not necessary to check the media for moisture content. As in hydroponics - as long as the water is clean and free of nasties - an orchid can just...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By SouthPark
That's beautiful! This orchid is probably going...

That's beautiful! This orchid is probably going to have a really nice rest after this flowering season!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By SouthPark
Farley ... one orchid that I recently acquired...

Farley ... one orchid that I recently acquired had an opened sheath and big flower buds inside. It's a catt ... the Rlc. Nakornchaisri Red. It was growing in bark the day I received it.

I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-16-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By SouthPark
Flowering, and producing nice sizeable flowers...

Flowering, and producing nice sizeable flowers like that can definitely take a lot out of an orchid. I think that as long as the orchid's leaves and bulbs look healthy, and the growing conditions are...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 01-16-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By SouthPark
Also - depending on the media being used -...

Also - depending on the media being used - waterlogged media could create issues.

I grow Phrag Grouville and Phrag Elizabeth Castle in scoria. And I grow various Paphs - all in scoria too. 100%...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
It is indeed used by lots of orchid growers. For...

It is indeed used by lots of orchid growers. For my cattleya in my region, scoria is all that I use. 100% scoria. With a very good drainage pot, it's next to impossible (or maybe impossible) to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
OK2BU - if your pot has spaghnum inside it -----...

OK2BU - if your pot has spaghnum inside it ----- no problem. If it is spaghnum - then just make sure it doesn't get water-logged, or else the roots can take a bad turn, which prevents the roots from...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-16-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By SouthPark
I don't remove the roots as well. And I totally...

I don't remove the roots as well. And I totally agree with some others (through observation) that roots of catasetum plants even at the end of dormancy can still be alive.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By SouthPark
That wouldn't be the case if we all do lots of...

That wouldn't be the case if we all do lots of reading and research in advance - before getting an orchid to grow. Learn enough about what we're going to grow, and obtain the required items (pots,...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-16-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By SouthPark
Ridley Scott would be proud of this one.

Ridley Scott would be proud of this one.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-16-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By SouthPark
Beautiful pair of pink flowers. Excellent shape...

Beautiful pair of pink flowers. Excellent shape and colours. Maybe 2 per stem is typical for this kind of orchid. It might even eventually produce 3 per stem in future growing seasons maybe.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-15-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By SouthPark
I believe that systematic fungicides are probably...

I believe that systematic fungicides are probably not needed most of the time. Totally agree with Roberta.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-15-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By SouthPark
The recommendation is to not use hydrogen...

The recommendation is to not use hydrogen peroxide on any roots of any orchid. Better off spraying the plant and roots with a fungicide, such as Mancozeb.

I believe that hydrogen peroxide might...
Forum: Hybrids 01-14-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By SouthPark
Maybe you can use a very clean set of scissors...

Maybe you can use a very clean set of scissors (sterilised with some fire, and then cooled a bit) - then snip down the region where it normally should have a gap. Some minor surgery maybe. Just make...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By SouthPark
I did tried foliar spray, but don't apply it...

I did tried foliar spray, but don't apply it anymore - because I agree with everybody here - that the nutrients (from fertiliser) that the orchid takes in --- shoud be through the roots. The normal...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-14-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By SouthPark
That's very likely what did all this. The person...

That's very likely what did all this. The person that put it there most likely have their own watering plan, where they know just how much water to apply when they do water.

They probably...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-14-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By SouthPark
With sunburned leaves ----- if the burned region...

With sunburned leaves ----- if the burned region dries and hardens right up, then it's absolutely ok to keep the leaf.

I've had burned leaves on catts before - due to those same hot intense days...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-13-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By SouthPark
It's usually possible to observe the orchid to...

It's usually possible to observe the orchid to get some idea about which leaves look new or newest. If the bulbs associated with the newest leaves are turning yellow too, then that won't be a good...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-13-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By SouthPark
Neophyte. I believe you hit the jackpot on the...

Neophyte. I believe you hit the jackpot on the colour description - about watermelon colours! I had in my mind it reminded me of 'something'. I didn't think of watermelon. So when you mentioned it...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-13-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By SouthPark
DC ----- I just had a sniff a moment ago to see...

DC ----- I just had a sniff a moment ago to see if it has any fragrance. It turns out that it has some fragrance. A bit breezy in the growing area, and I was still able to smell the nice scent when...
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