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Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis 12-25-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By Fredmax
Hi, a belated inquiry on this one how does it...

Hi, a belated inquiry on this one how does it cope with the cooler temperatures when winter comes around. Does it need to be kept at a specific minimum to avoid leaf loss?
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 12-09-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,035
Posted By Fredmax
Old thread I know, but is anyone aware of the...

Old thread I know, but is anyone aware of the difference between A. spicatum and giganteum, they look identical and my spicatum is certainly gigantic.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-08-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 215,020
Posted By Fredmax
Unsure if it's been mentioned, but Den Chryseum...

Unsure if it's been mentioned, but Den Chryseum is heavenly I wish I could bottle it.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-05-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Fredmax
I've got around 80 soft canes and may put a...

I've got around 80 soft canes and may put a separate post of their flowers from a month back, they're quite a show when they're in flower and very fragrant. I've always enjoyed them as a contrast to...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-05-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Fredmax
Thanks for the kind words, I thought I'd better...

Thanks for the kind words, I thought I'd better share some pics that weren't about a sick orchid for a change :)

I noticed a few more flowers this morning as you can see within a day of any den...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-04-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Fredmax
The last couple

The last couple
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-04-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Fredmax
Oops doesn't look like the second group came...

Oops doesn't look like the second group came through, the first image from the previous post is an Odontioda hybrid I've unfortunately lost the id at the moment.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-04-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Fredmax
Summer colours

A few of the late spring/summer bloomers in my garden
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-25-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Fredmax
I left a dozen in the sun (still being in Spring)...

I left a dozen in the sun (still being in Spring) and they're yellow and brown. This Saturday has a forecast for 40c and there's very little cloud around, so I'd love to get lower than 70% but will...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-25-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Fredmax
Thanks for the insight, I'm pushing 32c (with...

Thanks for the insight, I'm pushing 32c (with misters, evap cooler and humidifiers running) in the gh but starting to think it's a result of overwatering as looking closely some of the canes have...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-24-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Fredmax
I'm around 36 lat, the cym growers in my area...

I'm around 36 lat, the cym growers in my area seem to use 70% as we have piercing sun in summers with little cloud cover, but think 70% may be too much in Winter.

It looks like I'll be getting...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-24-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Fredmax
Shade Cloth for Cymbidiums

Hi,

I'm looking to take better care of my many Cym's and am getting a greenhouse area built. The builder has bought $350 worth of green shade cloth 70%, but I now understand a white or fawn colour...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-19-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Fredmax
Ok thanks, yes that was my concern the beginning...

Ok thanks, yes that was my concern the beginning of spring-summer weather around 35c (if it was Winter I'd be ok with it) and it's responding badly, a couple of Mediocalcars, and Max sophronitis and...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-19-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Fredmax
Coffee kills snails, I heard of beer working,...

Coffee kills snails, I heard of beer working, what next?

I enjoy growing orchids but gave up on actually getting flowers, everytime one appears the following morning it has a few pieces removed...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-19-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Fredmax
Dendrobium papilio requirements

I've read most of the info on the web so thought I'd check if anyone has experience with this one. It's one of the only den species which is really struggling on me so have to think it has some...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-19-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Fredmax
Love the bottlebrush orchid, I'm thinking of...

Love the bottlebrush orchid, I'm thinking of getting one but am waiting to see the minimum it can deal with. Very unique striking flowers.
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 11-10-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,265
Posted By Fredmax
The hot weather has arrived (36c today), and my...

The hot weather has arrived (36c today), and my Pardolatum has lost 2 leaves right on queue. So I'm now down to one leaf and need to take action or it's Bulbo heaven. I guess I'm wondering now is...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 11-06-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By Fredmax
How has this one been progressing? I'm...

How has this one been progressing?

I'm fascinated with this closed setup and I'm doing the same with a few different species starting with an Ang distichum in a closed 99% rh container.

I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By Fredmax
I'm experimenting with an Angraceum distichum and...

I'm experimenting with an Angraceum distichum and a closed lid aquarium at 99% humidity without air movement . I've never quite understood how this 'closed' environment works but have seen people...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-24-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By Fredmax
Delayed appreciation for this advice, I'm...

Delayed appreciation for this advice, I'm struggling on a second attempt and was considering moving this into a 'bottle' terrarium with my Mediocalcar.

Based on this advice it sounds like it's...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-21-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By Fredmax
I've been scratching my noodle on the op's...

I've been scratching my noodle on the op's question before co-incidentally coming across this post. I noticed Andy's said as a warm grower but many others say cold. I'm currently growing a seedling,...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-20-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,411
Posted By Fredmax
It's great to hear it tolerates climates like...

It's great to hear it tolerates climates like Texas (which sounds very different to its native habitat), I visited a local grower who has dozens of them growing unheated down to 5c without heating or...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-25-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Fredmax
I got confirmation from the Qld seller that he...

I got confirmation from the Qld seller that he had a fungal disease some years back and these marks were the left over results. Also that Phyllosticta typically does not kill a plant, but may weaken...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Fredmax
Thank you for the advice, the images I saw on the...

Thank you for the advice, the images I saw on the St Augustine article Image Viewer (https://staugorchidsociety.org/image-viewer.htm?picts/problem/F162.jpg) drew parallels to what I've got.

I...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-23-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Fredmax
Here is another pic showing the black spots...

Here is another pic showing the black spots better, also the old plant which you can see a few of the same black spots on the right leaf, there were many more on the prior leaves. I'm just suspect as...
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