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Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
it's not viral. It could be tissue collapse...

it's not viral.

It could be tissue collapse from the cells dying in that particular area. It may be physical damage caused by pests or it might be a problem with your culture.

Brassavola do...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-30-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
You could try to grow it, but I doubt it will do...

You could try to grow it, but I doubt it will do well in the long run.

Try it out and see, but don't put your marbles in this bag.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 06-22-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
1/4 strength the recommended dosage on the...

1/4 strength the recommended dosage on the fertilizer container once or twice a week is fine.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
I wanted to make it clear that your plants are...

I wanted to make it clear that your plants are receiving diffuse light, not no light. That is just not correct.

No additional supplementary light, fine. I completely disagree with the assertion...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Very low light is not the same as no light. The...

Very low light is not the same as no light. The only orchids that grow without light are the ones that are acholorophyllous (does not have chlorophyll) and are heteromycotrophs (have symbiotic...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-20-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Try calling.

Try calling.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
You know the irony is that, the Drosophila...

You know the irony is that, the Drosophila melanogaster or Drosophila hydei fruit flies are kinda pesky to us humans and they are not the pollinators for Phalaenopsis, but certain Phalaenopsis are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Yeah, I think this is one of those that goes...

Yeah, I think this is one of those that goes deciduous. Cut back on the water. Wait until the leaves dry up, then remove them. You want to remove them because of how you're going to store the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Malaxis are kind of middle of the road in level...

Malaxis are kind of middle of the road in level of difficulty. There will be some advanced techniques and some beginner's basics to be used with certain species within this genus. Orchids in this...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
I don't know if Orquideas del Valle does these...

I don't know if Orquideas del Valle does these trips anymore (they are a Colombian orchid nursery). I believe at one point in time they did.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Egg shells are not necessary for a Phal, the...

Egg shells are not necessary for a Phal, the calcium carbonate/calcium bicarbonate in your water is good enough. Banana peels invite fungus gnats or fruit flies to your plant and also could cause...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Please post a pic. Sometimes what people think...

Please post a pic. Sometimes what people think is dehydration is actually the plant doing something normal that the hobbyist didn't expect because of unfamiliarity with how they naturally grow if...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Don't soak them anymore. Just water. Water 2 -...

Don't soak them anymore. Just water. Water 2 - 3 times a week and see how things are going. They have very minimal root structures to draw water from because the old roots are either badly damaged...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
If in question check to see if the roots are...

If in question check to see if the roots are damaged. If not, then it could be that this is a species that goes deciduous. If it is, then you know to reduce watering. If there are no roots, place...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-18-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
You'll find that it is a cinch to grow from now...

You'll find that it is a cinch to grow from now on.

Good luck.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
You don't have to dry the crown if you let it...

You don't have to dry the crown if you let it lean to one side of the pot like it naturally wants to do.

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Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-17-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Don't bother trying to spot the disease. As was...

Don't bother trying to spot the disease. As was mentioned, this disease is rather difficult to diagnose visually at a glance.

Fusarium is rather rare. If you grow your Vandas on the warmer side...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Try looking here: Home | iSpot Nature...

Try looking here:

Home | iSpot Nature (https://www.ispotnature.org)

This is what I use to do part of my research for South African terrestrials.

This is what the search pulls for...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Post 3 more throwaway posts and you will be able...

Post 3 more throwaway posts and you will be able to post pics. The magic number is 5 posts before you can post photos.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
I would've recommended the second method for you....

I would've recommended the second method for you. The second method's not a fluke, that's how many growers grow them.

Congratulations.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Can't see. Are they black or are they...

Can't see.

Are they black or are they violet?

If they are violet, not a problem.

If they are black, might be too cold. What is the temperature where it is growing? These like it on the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Yes, and no. Yes: 1. It can create...

Yes, and no.

Yes:

1. It can create offshoots from the base.

2. They like to be grown humid.

3. They do like lower light levels (bright shade).
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
You'll not find a lot on the internet about...

You'll not find a lot on the internet about Stenoglottis.

They are actually lithophytes where the fleshy tuberoids are growing in between rock crevices or terrestrials growing at the bases of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Too warm. Highest it should be is 85 F. Ideally,...

Too warm. Highest it should be is 85 F. Ideally, night temps should drop down to about 60 F - 65 F. They also go deciduous right about now.

These originate from South Africa.

They have fleshy...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
If you want to know what I think did your Phal...

If you want to know what I think did your Phal in, I can say with confidence, it is not because your house got too cold because of the snow. This does not cause root rot.

Root rot is the result...
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