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Forum: Identification Forum Today, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By estación seca
Ober. = Oberonia. I think ir. means...

Ober. = Oberonia.

I think ir. means iridifolia ("foliage like an iris.")

IOSPE PHOTOS (http://www.orchidspecies.com/oberiridifolia.htm)
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By estación seca
That's common in some Cattleyas grown in strong...

That's common in some Cattleyas grown in strong light. It's a good sign.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By estación seca
The only brand I have found locally is imported...

The only brand I have found locally is imported Hydroton.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By estación seca
At 60% humidity my dry line drops far down the...

At 60% humidity my dry line drops far down the pot.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By estación seca
I don't worry about the mold. I think that kind...

I don't worry about the mold. I think that kind of mold is more prevalent at lower temperatures. I only see it on medium in my house, not in my warmer sunroom.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! I strongly...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

I strongly recommend at this, the start of your orchid journey, you forget you ever heard about cutting off roots, and never do it. You will be far ahead of the game....
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By estación seca
The white stuff is probably mold growing on the...

The white stuff is probably mold growing on the bark. Fungus that live on dead plant matter don't usually attack live plants. I ignore it in my plants.

Bush snails can be killed with coffee. I...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-29-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By estación seca
Swamp coolers become relatively ineffective when...

Swamp coolers become relatively ineffective when dew point is above 55 F / 13C. Dew point is calculated from temperature and relative humidity. Swamp coolers will still evaporate some water when the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-29-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By estación seca
I don't think it's a fungal issue. Fungus is...

I don't think it's a fungal issue. Fungus is highly unlikely in the lower humidity of a typical home. The dying leaf is an old one likely falling off from lack of water. Brassavolas and their hybrids...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-29-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By estación seca
Good work! Most Phals grown in a home carry...

Good work!

Most Phals grown in a home carry 3-6 leaves. The more the humidity, the more leaves they carry.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-29-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By estación seca
I remember hearing Alan Koch of Gold Country...

I remember hearing Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids say in a lecture it grows best mounted on a horizontal mount, in very bright shade, and watered every day. I've been to parts of Mexico where it...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-29-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures day/night? Humidity?...

What are your temperatures day/night? Humidity? How much light is it getting? This is supposed to be a cool or cool/intermediate grower.

Any signs of spider mites?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-29-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By estación seca
> watered twice in the last four weeks I can...

> watered twice in the last four weeks

I can only see one photo on Instagram. It doesn't look as bad as I expected. Twice in four weeks is not enough water, and is sufficient explanation for what...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By estación seca
I don't use pesticides. I use persistence. After...

I don't use pesticides. I use persistence. After all, we need to wash our hands more than once in our lives.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-28-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By estación seca
Are you watering the plants in the bin?

Are you watering the plants in the bin?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-27-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Propagation 07-27-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By estación seca
Most plants have many extra meristems that never...

Most plants have many extra meristems that never grow. Hormones produced from the growing point of plants inhibit these other meristems from growing. If the base of a psudobulb dies, and all the...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 07-27-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-27-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! The plant and...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

The plant and the surface roots look good, as others have noticed. I suspect the rest is fine too.

You can grow this plant in a clay pot that just fits the root...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-25-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By estación seca
Both Phaius and Oncidium grow fine when...

Both Phaius and Oncidium grow fine when temperatures and humidity are not perfect, but they are very prone to spots like this. Unless the black areas enlyarge and kill entire leaves I would not treat...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 07-25-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By estación seca
Before you get more... what are your day/night...

Before you get more... what are your day/night temperatures, now and in the winter? Humidity?
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-25-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By estación seca
If you're growing in a home you don't need fans...

If you're growing in a home you don't need fans unless your relative humidity is high. Fans dry plants out rapidly.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 07-24-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By estación seca
When seedling-sized plants are given proper...

When seedling-sized plants are given proper conditions, they take off growing immediately. Den. phal hybrids are fine with temperatures well into to 90s F / 28-32C. More heat means faster growth,...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-24-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By estación seca
By the way, no need to filter rain. And your New...

By the way, no need to filter rain. And your New York tap water is probably fine for most Dendrobiums. They are mostly not delicate plants. MSU has some calcium and magnesium I think. What you show...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-24-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By estación seca
No point arguing with rude people who are wrong....

No point arguing with rude people who are wrong. You know it's a Phal.
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