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Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-11-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jak
Thank you for the advice! This is how I...

Thank you for the advice!

This is how I water - fill the pot up - wait 20-30m and dump all excess water out, the orchid then stays damp (I hope) for a longer time - I do this once a week with some...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-11-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jak
Thank you Roberta - the hose is most definitely a...

Thank you Roberta - the hose is most definitely a good idea - I can imagine it working very well, eventhough I was performing the repot at my apartment, so I couldn't try it out:-(

The Tracyanum...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-10-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jak
Hello all, finally I got around to repotting...

Hello all,

finally I got around to repotting - only one so far, today I plan on the other (the Tracyanum).

My observations:
- the roots were everywhere in the pot :-)
- I could not untangle...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 05-28-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jak
Thank you all for your informative replies! ...

Thank you all for your informative replies!

I apologize for my late reply - I wanted to already reply with pictures of the re-pot, but I had to move it out to next week.

Jak
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 05-23-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jak
Repotting - did I wait too long?

Hello all,

i have been meaning to re-pot my 2 cymbidiums this spring after blooming - since only one of them blooms (still waiting on the other's 1st time) I figured I would wait for that one to...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-05-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Thank you Roberta - I will try to keep calm as...

Thank you Roberta - I will try to keep calm as you say... It is my only flowering cym so far so I probably have a more than healthy attachment to it... :-)

J.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-04-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello, an update on the small spots on...

Hello,

an update on the small spots on leaves - I have studies my other Cym (the one I thought did not have the spots despite being close - despite that I used the pesticide on it along with the...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-15-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Thank you Cym Ladye, I have used the...

Thank you Cym Ladye,

I have used the pesticide to be sure... I did not see any sign of infestation... But to be sure!

An interesting fact: the cym growing just above this one does not suffer...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-11-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Thank you Roberta - temperature wise I will give...

Thank you Roberta - temperature wise I will give it the same treatment as my other cym, which blooms nicely (3 spikes each year)... I really hope this year is the one for this one!

Light wise I...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-11-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Thank you Roberta, I have had mine in the...

Thank you Roberta,

I have had mine in the same medium for about 3 years now (the beginning growth was slow before I figured this ine out a little - less light need in particular). Are there signs...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-11-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello Kim, Ok... I have started thinking of...

Hello Kim,

Ok... I have started thinking of strategies to confront my wife to this fact - I will probably take the hero's route and wait until the growth creeps up on us :-) Having said that the...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-11-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello Roberta, thank you for the assurance...

Hello Roberta,

thank you for the assurance nothing is wrong - no sign of pests anywhere I could find.

And yikes! I looked at the pictures of the Tracyanum on the internet - those things are...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-09-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello all, back after a year with good...

Hello all,

back after a year with good news... and another question:-)

First of all the orchid is doing well - I pulled back on the amount of light, and the new growths are progressively larger...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-16-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Thank you both! I will chalk this down to...

Thank you both!

I will chalk this down to the orchid liking (being provided conditions closer to ideal) where it's at vs. before :-)

Jak
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-14-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Hello Roberta, as an update and question -...

Hello Roberta,

as an update and question - the flowers (11 in all on the spike, which is more than last year) have started to open and all at the same time too (last year they opened one after the...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-14-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello Cym Ladye, I have been watering as...

Hello Cym Ladye,

I have been watering as recommended - making sure the substrate is at least a little moist if I would be fertilizing, or watering the day before if the substrate has gotten dry.
...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-07-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
That they do Roberta :-) I have looked at my...

That they do Roberta :-)

I have looked at my old pictures and it took 4 moths to go from the first to the spike to the bud - days before revealing itself:-)

... I have the stake from supporting...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-07-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello Cym Ladye, I have looked just to...

Hello Cym Ladye,

I have looked just to confirm and no infestation there - although we did have some spider mites on the same balcony infesting other plants this summer - this bleaching happened...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-07-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Thank you Roberta, yes it is officially a...

Thank you Roberta,

yes it is officially a spike - and hopefully you are correct. Last time the spikes were growing for close to 4 months before flowering... this one seems to be in more of a...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-07-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hi Ray, Roberta, Thank you for your replies....

Hi Ray, Roberta,

Thank you for your replies.

The plant has as the other cymbidium been repotted for the past 2 years into fresh medium, and the other plant is doing fine (except for the bent...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-02-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Hello Roberta, thank you for your reply. I...

Hello Roberta,

thank you for your reply. I have placed the plant below and behind another cymbidium (the one with the flowerspike from my other thread, which seems to soak the sun in without...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-24-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,058
Posted By Jak
Cymbidium tracyanum: Light - how to know when it is just too much?

Hello all,

despite loving my orchids I came to the shocking realization that I have probably been baking my Cybidium tracyanum to death... upon reading an article where the author describes...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-24-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Another week another photo... this time around...

Another week another photo... this time around the spike did seem too fat and too tall even for this back-bulb to produce, so I checked it and despite the warm weather when it appeared it is a flower...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-16-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Hello Roberta, Soapy water... Are you saying...

Hello Roberta,

Soapy water... Are you saying I hould I combine with the gentle prying apart discussed earlier in the thread? I guess both of these methods together would work best -the prying to...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jak
Hello all, another week has gone by... this...

Hello all,

another week has gone by... this is what the spike looks like now - again grown, still not visible separation of leaves (although I think I detect a hint of it now) - all other growth...
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