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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 122
Posted By Shadeflower
how low is your humidity? That has happened very...

how low is your humidity? That has happened very fast..
Definetely try to keep humidity up.

Could be transport and repotting stress, they are still very small but this was from either too much...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 103
Posted By Shadeflower
That sounds most likely. It is either too little...

That sounds most likely. It is either too little watering at times, or maybe too much heat but thrips will certainy stress a plant to less than it's full potential.

I hope you can manage the...
Forum: Orchid Lounge Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Shadeflower
I feel you tmoney but I think that was a really...

I feel you tmoney but I think that was a really good move personally.

Instead of Roellke closing shop, they have actually expanded.

You won't see it yet but you can now order from Ecuagenera...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Shadeflower
Hey zekey, you will find that everyone has...

Hey zekey,
you will find that everyone has their own technique, spraying, dunking, watering, self watering, semi hydro etc.

There is no right or wrong.

I have been advised lots of orchids need...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Shadeflower
Is this a predatory mite?

I was hoping to get an opinion on this bug I found.

I'm guessing it's a predatory mite? I can kill it if I must but I want to check. I'm thinking it might be a predatory mite based on how it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 122
Posted By Shadeflower
ok 2-3 years. They look like the right...

ok 2-3 years.

They look like the right plants to me.

The first should be the bellina,

second and third pic are the violacea
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 122
Posted By Shadeflower
Not sure if you guys like to call your violacea's...

Not sure if you guys like to call your violacea's Bellina's.

It seems to get mixed around a lot in the US. Here there is a distinct distinction.

Either a Bellina, or a Violacea.

You can get...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Shadeflower
Hi, it's some kind of hybrid. Can't quite tell...

Hi,
it's some kind of hybrid. Can't quite tell but I am not too familiar with the different Vanda parents.

I am pretty sure it has a Mimi palmer as one of its parents (found on orchidroots)
...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 451
Posted By Shadeflower
ah.. no.. I am the new member here still...

ah.. no..

I am the new member here still finding his way but thanks for thinking I was one of the long standing members. I just post too much

I mentioned recently phals are the ones I have lost...
Forum: Orchid Lounge Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Shadeflower
ah ok yeah it's tricky to link it properly... ...

ah ok yeah it's tricky to link it properly...

And like you say there is no info on google. about them
...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 451
Posted By Shadeflower
Wish I received such praise without having posted...

Wish I received such praise without having posted any pictures to the world but that is life isn't it.

Some grow for decades and nobody notices. Someone just starts and they are the most skilled...
Forum: Orchid Lounge Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Shadeflower
Amazon Florist (Taiwan)

So I've been following this company a bit recently

*Link removed*

I know it says page not found but it should come up and you can view their photo's

It seems to be a brand new company that...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By Shadeflower
good to hear shawn. My battle continues....

good to hear shawn.

My battle continues. This one was repotted, new susbtrate.

And...

more resilient than cockroaches for sure..

This is magnified, the small lines on the picture are...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 451
Posted By Shadeflower
If I may address this question. I'm sure Dav will...

If I may address this question. I'm sure Dav will be able to elaborate too but this is a very good question which I'd like to comment on.

All materials will accumulate salts if the water that...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Shadeflower
ES he says in his video you have to use the water...

ES he says in his video you have to use the water to administer fertilizers.

Water he says is the transport vessel to deliver fertilizer.

You should never wet the roots with plain water before...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 445
Posted By Shadeflower
Stunning. Really nice Catt. Well grown

Stunning. Really nice Catt. Well grown
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia Yesterday, 03:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,772
Posted By Shadeflower
WW, the one on my picture did the same thing with...

WW, the one on my picture did the same thing with its smaller growth as yours (lost fans), luckily the main growth was mainly unaffected on mine.
But the roots on yours look really good so in time I...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Shadeflower
WW, your comment made me finally check out what...

WW, your comment made me finally check out what Motes goes on about.

Note: he starts talking in spanish within the first 5 minutes. No clue what he says but would convert me instantly if I was a...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By Shadeflower
I bought this Vanda hybrid in 2019. Just for...

I bought this Vanda hybrid in 2019.

Just for reference, it was very small when I first got it and it is still very small lol.
...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Shadeflower
I'd be very happy if I had bought that one. ...

I'd be very happy if I had bought that one.
Blooming size rarely means it will bloom straight away. It's certainly a decent sized healthy vanda.

I see your theory on removing K and I will counter...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-24-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 451
Posted By Shadeflower
good stuff Davide, I can tell you certainly...

good stuff Davide,
I can tell you certainly learnt how to take care of your aquarium plants well.
What you have written sounds like optimal conditions to me. I just use a bit of Rainmix fertilizer...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-24-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By Shadeflower
hey T, I could have sworn I saw one outside on...

hey T,
I could have sworn I saw one outside on one of my chicken coops.
I was like nah, that can't be but maybe I did just pick up a local thrip variety at mine.

So I mentioned rcently that I...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Shadeflower
mop, there are different consensuses on how much...

mop, there are different consensuses on how much to feed.

I feed my Vanda's weaker than you are at the moment.

Others might be feeding more. Don't just change your techniques overnight based on...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-23-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By Shadeflower
Keith, people have to be growing these, have the...

Keith, people have to be growing these, have the experience to know what they need and reading over the care guides it does not seem like an easy variety.

I generally try not to post when I have...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-23-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Shadeflower
thanks for sharing. Did you buy these in Japan? ...

thanks for sharing. Did you buy these in Japan?

I see you have a few different ones. They look quite compact.

Can you explain the aluminum foil a bit? Can I ask are you trying to achieve a snow...
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