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Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Leafmite
As long as you keep the new pseudobulbs and those...

As long as you keep the new pseudobulbs and those roots happy the orchid will be fine. Don't try to remove the old pseudobulbs as they will keep supplying energy to the new pseudobulbs. Good luck! ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By Leafmite
Orchid Societies are perfect for meeting other...

Orchid Societies are perfect for meeting other orchid people. I have to travel a while to get to the nearest one here in Ohio (Greater Akron Orchid Society) but it only meets eleven times a year so...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By Leafmite
I have mostly fluorescent lamps. I recommend...

I have mostly fluorescent lamps. I recommend LED's. I have one Sunblaster LED lamp which is from Hydrofarm (Amazon). I plan to eventually convert completely to LED lights. For a while, the LED...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-19-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By Leafmite
Because the new growth is not likely to grow more...

Because the new growth is not likely to grow more new roots, try not to disturb the current roots. Perhaps just switch to a basket-type pot or melt holes in the current pot to allow more air to the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-19-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By Leafmite
Beautiful! What a wonderful show! :)

Beautiful! What a wonderful show! :)
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 06-19-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Leafmite
Every area seems to have their own set of...

Every area seems to have their own set of difficulties with growing orchids. Our talks about these always include fungus issues due to it being...Ohio. :)

We are still not meeting in person but...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-19-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Leafmite
That is very nice! :)

That is very nice! :)
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-19-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By Leafmite
That is just crazy! What the European...

That is just crazy!

What the European vendors should do is to do pre-paid preorders only so that they are not stuck paying to take orchids home. Or maybe the orchid shows can get sponsors to help...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-16-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Leafmite
I had forgotten those were not yet released and...

I had forgotten those were not yet released and was disappointed not to see any available. Maybe this won't be my final order from SVO.....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-16-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Leafmite
I googled and they both are very pretty! Good...

I googled and they both are very pretty! Good luck with them both! :)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-16-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Leafmite
:)

:)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-15-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Leafmite
That is really nice! So, how is the fragrance?

That is really nice! So, how is the fragrance?
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-15-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Leafmite
I just ordered some orchids left over from the...

I just ordered some orchids left over from the last SVO release. I went for Cattleyas that should all be nicely fragrant which means that this batch should be keepers for certain. :)
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-15-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Leafmite
I have two mounted Haraella from them and they...

I have two mounted Haraella from them and they are thriving so I hope it isn't the Haraella. The owner is really great and I like what he has been doing here. I will continue to be a customer. The...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 06-15-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Leafmite
Someone in my orchid society swears by the...

Someone in my orchid society swears by the original formula of Listerine to prevent the spots on Oncidiums/Zygos. He puts it in a spray bottle and sprays the leaves every week.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-10-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,498
Posted By Leafmite
The forget-me-nots are really beautiful. I was...

The forget-me-nots are really beautiful. I was so happy to see them just...appear.

I hope you get to see your family soon. Hopefully, if the vaccines don't protect us against the new variant, a...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-07-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,498
Posted By Leafmite
Forget-me-nots are another flower I like. I...

Forget-me-nots are another flower I like. I tried to grow them from seed twenty years ago. Nothing. I gave up. For the past two years, I have had forget-me-nots show up in the flower bed.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-07-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Leafmite
Some foreign vendors come to the US for orchid...

Some foreign vendors come to the US for orchid shows which are hosted by the local orchid societies. When these vendors come to the US, it is usually possible to pre-order for pick up at the show...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-06-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Leafmite
Wow! The blooms are quite nice, though. ...

Wow! The blooms are quite nice, though. Hopefully, one year it will be even more spectacular when there is a chance it can be judged.

Maybe he thought that four foot was reasonable compared to...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-06-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,400
Posted By Leafmite
I am glad to hear you haven't gotten any...

I am glad to hear you haven't gotten any positives on SVO orchids. Thanks for sharing that. :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-04-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 219,006
Posted By Leafmite
South Park, your bellina will eventually put out...

South Park, your bellina will eventually put out multiple new spikes each year and, if you can keep it warm all year, it will keep the old spikes. They can really put on a nice display. I cannot...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-04-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 219,006
Posted By Leafmite
Maybe your neighbor is comparing the Grand Duke...

Maybe your neighbor is comparing the Grand Duke Jasmine to other more fragrant sambac varieties (i.e. Belle of India, elongated form) or other types of jasmines. I have grown it in the past and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-04-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Leafmite
If these flowers were open when you bought the...

If these flowers were open when you bought the orchid and they are the bottom flowers, I would guess that they it is simply their time. If they are the newer flowers, that is usually a sign...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-04-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Leafmite
If the medium seems new and firm, I agree just to...

If the medium seems new and firm, I agree just to leave the orchid in the pot until there is new growth. I will often poke a few holes in the pot to add extra air for the roots.

If the medium is...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 06-03-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Leafmite
Some Haraella rectrocalla are strongly fragrant...

Some Haraella rectrocalla are strongly fragrant (lemon polish) and some are not, unfortunately, or are very faintly fragrant.
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