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Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By camille1585
Shadeflower, thanks for sharing your perspective...

Shadeflower, thanks for sharing your perspective on Phals, it's interesting to hear the other side, even if I somewhat disagree! :) What I find interesting is that the things that make Phals or...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By camille1585
Shadeflower, it is actually common knowledge that...

Shadeflower, it is actually common knowledge that Oncidium types will pleat when they don't have enough water, either chronically underwatered or had a short dry spell during active growth. If we...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By camille1585
Very nice Phals! That violacea alba is beautiful...

Very nice Phals! That violacea alba is beautiful with those tinges of green on the tips of the petals.

I sadly agree with the comment that people often don't care for Phals. They are seen as run...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-18-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By camille1585
Maybe you should give it more of a chance? Seems...

Maybe you should give it more of a chance? Seems a bit hasty to ditch a plant based on something that happened once, and on a very recent plant. Did the buds blast, or simply never open?

I would...
Forum: Propagation 06-18-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By camille1585
To start off, welcome to Orchidboard! :) A...

To start off, welcome to Orchidboard! :)

A keiki needs to have roots in order to have any chance of living once it's been cut off. So for that rootless one, patience! :)

For the other two, how...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-18-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By camille1585
That is an amazing plant!!! Clearly very happy...

That is an amazing plant!!! Clearly very happy with the florida climate.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-17-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By camille1585
I've seen this happen quite a few times on my...

I've seen this happen quite a few times on my plants, when I used to have several Oncidium types. The spike starts growing normally, but then the tip get trapped in the sheath part of the leaf at a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By camille1585
From what I read on the Durch orchid society FB...

From what I read on the Durch orchid society FB group, Claessen is changing the focus of the company from orchids to aroids/house plants since those are very hot right now. I will try to find the...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-17-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By camille1585
Very nice! That's an impressive show even without...

Very nice! That's an impressive show even without the removed keikis. Did the plant inherit the fragrance of the Neofinetia parent?

Photos like these make me which that I had the space or a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By camille1585
I agree with Roberta's comments, and it...

I agree with Roberta's comments, and it looks/sounds like your plant should be blooming size.

I also use the slow release fertilizer, in what sounds to be the same rough quantity as Roberta. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By camille1585
I second Roberta's assessment; the spots look...

I second Roberta's assessment; the spots look like sunburn and the leaves are very dehydrated.

I would repot it as it seems to be in one of those flimsy plastic pots with just one drainage hole....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-15-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By camille1585
Keep in mind that there pest spider mites and...

Keep in mind that there pest spider mites and predatory spider mites. If you see them 'here and there' they could be the predatory sort as they are usually solitary.

The 2 spotted spider mite,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By camille1585
I agree on the ID, and would say that based on...

I agree on the ID, and would say that based on the fact you say it apparently is fragrant, it is likely Maxillaria tenuifolia. Certainly looks like it, though after one very terrible haircut.

Kept...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-15-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By camille1585
If you use the MSU for pure water formula then Ca...

If you use the MSU for pure water formula then Ca and Mg are included and the fertilizer is designed to cover the requirements of these nutrients for most orchids. So I would say no, extra...
Forum: Species 06-15-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By camille1585
Thanks for the explanation, I understand your...

Thanks for the explanation, I understand your system better!




I am using leca as a medium, but I'm not using it in combination with s/h. The outer pot is a standard plastic pot with drainage...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-14-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By camille1585
I wasn't questioning your evaluation at all!! It...

I wasn't questioning your evaluation at all!! It wouldn't be the first time that quality changes somewhat over the years, and I thought your assessment was fair.
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By camille1585
I know, it's so awesome!! This is my boyfriend's...

I know, it's so awesome!! This is my boyfriend's printer. Basically you make a blueprint with special software, which tell the machine all the x, y and z coordinates of each line of plastic it puts...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-14-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard! :) It is not...

Welcome to Orchidboard! :)

It is not recommended to use your email address as username as it will get trawled by spambots and you may end up with more spam emails. Gmail has a pretty good spam...
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By camille1585
I think my boyfriend said he paid about 18eur for...

I think my boyfriend said he paid about 18eur for a 1 kg spool of PLA. I can check in the 'blueprint' to find the the quantity used, but I think the pot works out costing around 2 to 2,5eur. The...
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By camille1585
What I understand is that while they don't like...

What I understand is that while they don't like too much water in the sense that they stay wet, they do like having lots of water in terms of frequency of wet/dry cycles. (so more watering because...
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By camille1585
Time for an update on my plant. My gigantea...

Time for an update on my plant.

My gigantea has been in a 9cm pot since buying it, and has never been properly repotted since they don't like it much. I had simply picked out as much of the old...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-14-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By camille1585
At first I was going to say that I find your...

At first I was going to say that I find your evaluation of them odd, but then again I haven't ordered from there in years, and I was usually buying only from ebay since you can see the specific plant...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-11-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By camille1585
I grew up with the US system and in math class I...

I grew up with the US system and in math class I struggled to remember how many pints to a quart, and quarts to a gallon, and all the rest. I moved to Europe when I was 15 and my first reaction, upon...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-11-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By camille1585
I can't say anything about the ratios, but you...

I can't say anything about the ratios, but you don't need to get a fertilizer marketed specifically for orchids. They have a lower concentration adapted to orchids needs (very little food), but you...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-11-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,553
Posted By camille1585
Interesting, I thought that the perennials had no...

Interesting, I thought that the perennials had no scent, only the annuals. I've yet to detect a noticeable fragrance on the perennials... But I agree, when you are have fragrant ones they are...
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