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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By isurus79
On the old plant, I hope it springs back! Is the...

On the old plant, I hope it springs back! Is the new growth about halfway up the bulb?

On the new plant, I would keep it dry for a month or so in order to give the new roots time to stretch out...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By isurus79
This photo shows that the Brazilians are light...

This photo shows that the Brazilians are light years ahead of us in terms of line breeding, including coerulea walkeriana. This is nearly as good a shape as any tipo.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By isurus79
Yep. One of the more pleasant and less...

Yep. One of the more pleasant and less destructive of Hawaii's invasive species. That said, I remember being so excited about seeing wild orchids when I moved to Hilo in 2002!
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,169
Posted By isurus79
There's always the Christmas sale!! lol

There's always the Christmas sale!! lol
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,169
Posted By isurus79
Damn, you just shipped an order of kelpmax to me...

Damn, you just shipped an order of kelpmax to me this week. Now I'll have to make another order!! :rofl::rofl:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By isurus79
For some reason, some Cattleyas get a wild hybrid...

For some reason, some Cattleyas get a wild hybrid name, denoted with an "x" before the lower case name (e.g. x dolosa). The artificial hybrid then gets a separate name with a capitalized name (e.g....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By isurus79
Can you show us the bloom spike?

Can you show us the bloom spike?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By isurus79
This one is absolutely stunning! Might actually...

This one is absolutely stunning! Might actually be the best I've ever seen of this cross.



The artificial hybrid is very common and is called Cattleya Heathii. Are you sure your plant is wild...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 275
Posted By isurus79
Good save!

Good save!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-28-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By isurus79
Oh wow, what an interesting technique!!

Oh wow, what an interesting technique!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-27-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By isurus79
Do you keep this all year long or do you change...

Do you keep this all year long or do you change it throughout the year?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By isurus79
YouTube has really upped their closed caption...

YouTube has really upped their closed caption game recently. You can turn on closed captions (which will be in Spanish) and then go to settings to change them over to English, which helps a lot.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-27-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By isurus79
Ah, very interesting!

Ah, very interesting!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By isurus79
I stumbled upon this YouTube channel, hosted by...

I stumbled upon this YouTube channel, hosted by the Sociedad Peruana de Orquídeas. I suspect there are some great nuggets buried in there! Turn on English subtitles if your Spanish is as rusty as...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-27-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By isurus79
Kelp fertilizers are great for stimulating new...

Kelp fertilizers are great for stimulating new root growth. First Ray's sells a high quality kelp fertilizer, which is in on sale right now (here: Nutrients/Additives Archives › First Rays LLC...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By isurus79
Wow, great growing and beautiful flowers!...

Wow, great growing and beautiful flowers! Congrats!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By isurus79
Wow, outstanding! Congrats!

Wow, outstanding! Congrats!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-27-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By isurus79
Those are some great looking plants, Keith!

Those are some great looking plants, Keith!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-27-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By isurus79
Dropping it adds stress to a plant that is barely...

Dropping it adds stress to a plant that is barely hanging on. Therefore, dropping will have major effects to this plant.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-27-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By isurus79
You just have to try it yourself, since it really...

You just have to try it yourself, since it really works! Super compact spag dries almost as fast as bark.

For a thought experiment, you could think of a super compacted sponge in a cup. The amount...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-27-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By isurus79
The money is well spent since it allows you to...

The money is well spent since it allows you to simply drop the old pot into a new one without removing the plant. For Cattleyas, they just walk out of their pot (as you well know) and into the new...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-26-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By isurus79
You can get around the fertilizer burn situation...

You can get around the fertilizer burn situation by changing the media every other year, which of course brings a whole new suite of problems! However, for plants that aren't super sensitive about...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-25-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By isurus79
I don’t think there’s much you can do for that...

I don’t think there’s much you can do for that one. Looks like it won’t last for much longer. Hopefully I’m wrong though.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-23-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By isurus79
I was thinking the same thing. This one wants...

I was thinking the same thing. This one wants full sun, no shade. It's a terrestrial, so having it in the ground could get it some more moisture at the roots and maybe more water. Mine blooms fairly...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-23-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By isurus79
Such a great species! I love the smell. This...

Such a great species! I love the smell. This thread should be in the Cattleya alliance forum.
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