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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By isurus79
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-06-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,420
Posted By isurus79
Shoot, I think I need to do an update on this...

Shoot, I think I need to do an update on this thread! lol
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-06-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By isurus79
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-05-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By isurus79
A friend of mine on Oahu took care of an adult...

A friend of mine on Oahu took care of an adult dowiana when I moved from Hawaii to Texas in 2010. He was an expert grower with many decades of experience under his belt. The rainy winter with temps...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-05-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By isurus79
Ah, one of the best things about orchid growing...

Ah, one of the best things about orchid growing is the people you meet along the way! So many of these clonal names are for really great folks. Hopefully I can hear more stories from you about Pat!
...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-05-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,190
Posted By isurus79
Thatís completely unintelligible

Thatís completely unintelligible
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 12-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,190
Posted By isurus79
I think you answered your own question

I think you answered your own question
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-04-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By isurus79
You plant will likely take a few years to adapt...

You plant will likely take a few years to adapt to the northern hemisphere, as do mine. I find that bifoliates (including amethystoglossa) will grow all year round if you keep watering them, so there...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-04-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By isurus79
Sorry about you losing your last post! I hate it...

Sorry about you losing your last post! I hate it when happens. I certainly get the gist of what you were saying.



I think there's the thought among a lot of people that you need to save each...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-04-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By isurus79
Thanks, y'all! A mature plant with...

Thanks, y'all!



A mature plant with male flowers will last 7-10 days. This is a first bloom and it's already starting to die after being fully open for less than a week. The female flowers last...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-04-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By isurus79
Cycnoches cooperi 'SVO' x 'Mem. Pat Worthington'

First bloom on this plant and I'm impressed!! Video is here: Show & Tell - Cycnoches cooperi first bloom - YouTube (https://youtu.be/RPmcMvUaIAU)
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Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-03-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By isurus79
The spike will get thrown away, but the plant can...

The spike will get thrown away, but the plant can be potted up in your preferred media. It looks like much of the problem came from overwatering.



Ah, this is much more helpful! Yes, it looks...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-03-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By isurus79
Good to know! What any changes in daylength?

Good to know! What any changes in daylength?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-02-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By isurus79
Have they bloomed before? Also, are you giving...

Have they bloomed before? Also, are you giving them diurnal variation throughout the year?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-02-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By isurus79
Do not cut the "core," ever. That's not something...

Do not cut the "core," ever. That's not something the plant can replace. In all of these photos, I haven't seen any rot in the crown. Or any real disease for that matter! Do you have a photo of that?...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-01-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By isurus79
When the roots start to pop out, you can pull the...

When the roots start to pop out, you can pull the plant out of the pot and place it sideways so the new growth is close to the media. Be sure to secure the plant in the pot so it doesn't wiggle.

...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-01-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By isurus79
Yep, exactly.

Yep, exactly.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-01-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By isurus79
On the old plant, I hope it springs back! Is the...

On the old plant, I hope it springs back! Is the new growth about halfway up the bulb?

On the new plant, I would keep it dry for a month or so in order to give the new roots time to stretch out...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-30-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By isurus79
This photo shows that the Brazilians are light...

This photo shows that the Brazilians are light years ahead of us in terms of line breeding, including coerulea walkeriana. This is nearly as good a shape as any tipo.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 11-30-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By isurus79
Yep. One of the more pleasant and less...

Yep. One of the more pleasant and less destructive of Hawaii's invasive species. That said, I remember being so excited about seeing wild orchids when I moved to Hilo in 2002!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-30-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By isurus79
There's always the Christmas sale!! lol

There's always the Christmas sale!! lol
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-30-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By isurus79
Damn, you just shipped an order of kelpmax to me...

Damn, you just shipped an order of kelpmax to me this week. Now I'll have to make another order!! :rofl::rofl:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-30-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By isurus79
For some reason, some Cattleyas get a wild hybrid...

For some reason, some Cattleyas get a wild hybrid name, denoted with an "x" before the lower case name (e.g. x dolosa). The artificial hybrid then gets a separate name with a capitalized name (e.g....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By isurus79
Can you show us the bloom spike?

Can you show us the bloom spike?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By isurus79
This one is absolutely stunning! Might actually...

This one is absolutely stunning! Might actually be the best I've ever seen of this cross.



The artificial hybrid is very common and is called Cattleya Heathii. Are you sure your plant is wild...
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