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Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 05-05-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By ArronOB
Welcome to the site. Iíve always wondered what it...

Welcome to the site. Iíve always wondered what it must be like to live in the worlds best country for orchids. Are there many wild orchid species in your area?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-11-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By ArronOB
Good thread. I thought immediately of the...

Good thread. I thought immediately of the underground orchid (Rhizanthella gardeneri) which is probably about as weird as you can get although certainly not attractive.

I have to admit I have...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-05-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By ArronOB
It looks like the Oncidesa Hwuluduen chameleon. A...

It looks like the Oncidesa Hwuluduen chameleon. A commonly available hybrid. It looks very Gomesa, although not a species.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 03-31-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By ArronOB
Yeah, he does need to improve his camera work. I...

Yeah, he does need to improve his camera work. I was wanting a longer view of the orchids and of the epiphyte communities.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 03-31-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By ArronOB
YouTube video botanising Dominican cloud forest

YouTube video from crime pays but botany doesnít. Joey goes to a Dominican cloud forest. Surprising diversity for an island, with a dozen or so orchids in situ. Tillandsias and other bromeliads.
...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-29-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By ArronOB
I think not. Iíve never seen them on orchids...

I think not. Iíve never seen them on orchids here, and definitely none there now.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-28-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By ArronOB
3rd blooming. Ist blooming was indeed different -...

3rd blooming. Ist blooming was indeed different - petals and sepals not so wide, flower smaller overall.

Diane (any any other Aussies) you might be interested to know this is one of those little...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-27-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By ArronOB
I thought I had included the pic ? Anyway,...

I thought I had included the pic ?

Anyway, here it is.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-27-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By ArronOB
Cattleya flower showing virus perhaps

Hi. This cattleya flower (LC secret love) is looking rather battered. Could it indicate a virus ?

There is another possibility. Could it be rain damage? This one is growing outside and we have had...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-21-2021, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By ArronOB
My suggestion, which is bereft of any inside...

My suggestion, which is bereft of any inside knowledge or scientific approach, is to investigate

Grass trees
Gymea lilies
Prostrate grevillias
Standard grevillias - ie a ball on a stick thing,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-16-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By ArronOB
Always wondered about that. Doesnít that mean you...

Always wondered about that. Doesnít that mean you are including the stale media from the smaller pot into the larger pot ?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-16-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By ArronOB
Oh year. Good answer. I always forget how many...

Oh year. Good answer. I always forget how many people in the US grow inside.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-16-2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By ArronOB
Why divide? You have the makings of a grand old...

Why divide? You have the makings of a grand old specimen plant there.

I would plant that into a wide basket and let it increase exponentially each year.

I have some old Laelia which I grow...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-08-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,311
Posted By ArronOB
Hi Tindomul. Itís the vireyas that interest me. I...

Hi Tindomul. Itís the vireyas that interest me. I am wanting to grow a few of these too. Iíve heard they mostly get very leggy and unattractive after a few years. Do you find that to be true?
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 03-03-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By ArronOB
Yep, it is beautiful. I would be proud of it too....

Yep, it is beautiful. I would be proud of it too.

can you tell us what the temperature range is ?
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-23-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By ArronOB
Hey SouthPark, do you actually get fruit from the...

Hey SouthPark, do you actually get fruit from the finger limes. If you do then you are the first person Iíve heard who does so.

I have a couple in the backyard. It took them about 18 months to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-20-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By ArronOB
Do they do any actual harm. We have them too and...

Do they do any actual harm. We have them too and Iíve been thinking of them as harmless detritus feeders - more useful then harmful. Am I wrong ?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 02-17-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,940
Posted By ArronOB
If you follow this link there are some photos of...

If you follow this link there are some photos of this orchid growing in the wild.

Sarcochilus ceciliae – TheRockLilyMan...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-12-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By ArronOB
My plant time is split between my orchids and my...

My plant time is split between my orchids and my orchard (that gets confusing for people). Itís only a mini-orchard with about 30 trees that will eventually be pruned down to 20. Our long rambling...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 02-09-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By ArronOB
I have had moderate success with to Tolumnias....

I have had moderate success with to Tolumnias. Some are doing very well and others just seem to slowly sicken and die no matter what i do. I guess if I understood the genetics better I would...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-23-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By ArronOB
I believe your plant is either a Miltonopsis or a...

I believe your plant is either a Miltonopsis or a hybrid containing a high percentage of Miltonopsis such as Oncidopsis Nellie isler or Miltonidium Bartley Schwartz.

I base this on the pseudobulb...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-12-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By ArronOB
I have about 50 Oncidium type orchids in my...

I have about 50 Oncidium type orchids in my collection, mostly complex hybrids like yours. Looking at them, the ratio of those that produce one new lead per pseudobulb to those which produce two is...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-08-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By ArronOB
Dealing with pests with fly spray

Today I noticed a few little flying/jumping sap-sucking pests on my orchids. Iím not too sure of the right name for them but I suspect they are just called leafhoppers.

I was thinking that as most...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-05-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By ArronOB
Very nice. I bought one too, last year, but it...

Very nice. I bought one too, last year, but it wonít flower for a year or two.

I think the green will fade as the flower matures - usually does.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-01-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By ArronOB
I have an O. Heaven scent Ďredolenceí flowering...

I have an O. Heaven scent Ďredolenceí flowering at the moment (almost identical) and it has no scent - which is odd because it has flowered before and I seem to remember a very strong scent - pus...
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