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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By Shadeflower
well the most important thing is that you know...

well the most important thing is that you know why it happened. It doesn't sound or look like they got burnt (which happens from too much fertilizer).
It's a set back but in time it should start...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 46
Posted By Shadeflower
happened to a lot of us. The easy solution is to...

happened to a lot of us. The easy solution is to go out and look for another orchid in bloom ;)
What's done is done. You can trim whatever you want but you can't and won't change the buds having...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Shadeflower
I was only joking tbh. My thoughts are always...

I was only joking tbh.
My thoughts are always to inspects the roots when something goes wrong with the leaves.
All I've seen is how a few people have struggled with this one which put me off...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Shadeflower
Hey sade, it's good to see you are doing your...

Hey sade,
it's good to see you are doing your own research. Like Justin from herebutnot said you have to see what others have done that have succeeded do.

He mentions Annabel at the orchid room...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Today, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Shadeflower
so wow, the smell has come out and I knew what it...

so wow, the smell has come out and I knew what it smelt like but with so many flowers open it really is quite intense. I took the picture of a flower close up and had to leave the room to get some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Shadeflower
Hey Dirties, I've recently branched out to...

Hey Dirties, I've recently branched out to seedlings a bit too and it can be a bit hit and miss. The one top left doesn't look too good anymore, almost looks like it might have gotten too dry.

I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By Shadeflower
knowing how tricky it is for my prostechea to...

knowing how tricky it is for my prostechea to bless me with a spike I can appreciate the impressiveness of this plant What does it smell like?
I want to get a better picture of what it might smell...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 23,990
Posted By Shadeflower
It's strong too. You know how weeds sometimes...

It's strong too. You know how weeds sometimes manage to break through concrete pathways? With this one I will have to watch out it doesn't try to crack my vase :biggrin:
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 23,990
Posted By Shadeflower
Just want to share my little eureka moment. Yes...

Just want to share my little eureka moment. Yes sad me guiding a root into a vase is my eureka moment lol but this root had other idea's and wanted to grow out into the wide open. Now it's safely...
Forum: Growing Under Lights Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Shadeflower
I noticed that missorchidgirl has started to try...

I noticed that missorchidgirl has started to try out different LED panels.
She's tried a garage shoplight, a grow light from repotme that looks liks it was build by the scientist from "back to the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 08-02-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Shadeflower
So I know its been a while since I mentioned...

So I know its been a while since I mentioned these tiny bugs but they haven't disappeared yet and I had another outbreak of mites too but I think the mites have had a go at pretty much every phal...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 08-02-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By Shadeflower
Hi Dooly, to me some orchids not liking a repot...

Hi Dooly, to me some orchids not liking a repot just doesn't sit right with me. Nobody performed a survey and interviewed all the different orchids to ask them which ones liked it and which ones did...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 08-01-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Shadeflower
I've seen this quite a bit with my cattleyas by...

I've seen this quite a bit with my cattleyas by now. Not all hybrids, like the cattleya free spirit is completely green no matter what but my potinara burana beauty is the darkest purple, it's almost...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-01-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Shadeflower
hey grey :waving good to see they did great. ...

hey grey :waving
good to see they did great.

WW - I think I might have snapped this root, they are way to fragile lol. Like just the other day I managed to behead a completely healthy phal,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-01-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Shadeflower
I would love to know aswell but while we are...

I would love to know aswell but while we are waiting for the update I will add a different seedling that I had to deflask a year ago.
I've managed to keep it alive in that time but unfortunately it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-31-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Shadeflower
these phone apps only measure the light the human...

these phone apps only measure the light the human eye can see. They are not designed to measure plant light nor can they be used as an infra red or heat sensing camera either.
So in terms of...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 07-31-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Shadeflower
Odontoglossum Chayenne

Hello everyone,
I would like to show off one of my favorite orchids at the moment. It is not even officially flowering size yet, still in a 6-8cm pot believe it or not so should be quite a display...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-31-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By Shadeflower
well spider mites freak me out more than viruses....

well spider mites freak me out more than viruses. I am pretty sure based on the odds that at least one plant in my collection has a virus.
SP at least you already know which one it is in yours...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-31-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Shadeflower
it's like match the squares. I'm going to try and...

it's like match the squares. I'm going to try and work out which is which lol. Great display. I wish I could grow more outside. The toshie is a beast :shock:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-31-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By Shadeflower
I can't say I know too much about viruses but...

I can't say I know too much about viruses but then I doubt many do. Unless you do a test.
I've seen identical cases where people say its due to virus but what SP mentioned about the break in color...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 07-30-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Shadeflower
ah right I see what you mean now, that wasn't...

ah right I see what you mean now, that wasn't very clear that people only like to show nonflowering pictures.

In their defence it is probably in that state 50 weeks of the year :P
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 07-30-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Shadeflower
this is the stuff that flower shops generally...

this is the stuff that flower shops generally stock Buy top quality orchids - FloraStore (https://www.florastore.com/en/orchids/)

The shipping is as much as an orchid and they generally do not...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 07-30-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Shadeflower
the definition of omit is "leave out or exclude"...

the definition of omit is "leave out or exclude" so the question why do Neo's leave out flowers has to be a trick question as we have a flowering example right there unless I am misunderstanding this...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By Shadeflower
DC, that is interesting what you mentioned that...

DC, that is interesting what you mentioned that you prefer lecca that doesn't float. Maybe lecca that floats sucks more moisture from roots than lecca that doesn't float.

But DC more importantly I...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-29-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Shadeflower
you cannot judge by looking at the roots or...

you cannot judge by looking at the roots or posting a picture. What you need to do is
step1: grab the orchid
step2: close your eyes and pretend you are blind
step3. feel the roots, squeeze them to...
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