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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By camille1585
Looks like I had a similar thought, I just...

Looks like I had a similar thought, I just finished giving it a good shower in the bathtub!
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By camille1585
The photo has disappeared from the post, but I...

The photo has disappeared from the post, but I don't think that was the natural color. Looking at the rest of the plant, it looked like the photo had been taken in warmer light or with the wrong...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 342
Posted By camille1585
I'm been "at" (via Zoom) a couple Indoor Farming...

I'm been "at" (via Zoom) a couple Indoor Farming conferences this year where he was also participating/chairing. I had no idea has also worked with orchids! Good to know, I may have a chat with him...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By camille1585
Yes, there a still some goot roots left, but the...

Yes, there a still some goot roots left, but the bulk of the root system is dead and what's left is clearly not enough to keep the plant hydrated. I'll try to give it higher humidity, and mist the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-16-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By camille1585
Thanks for the advice Steve. This one only makes...

Thanks for the advice Steve. This one only makes new growths in the spring, do you think it will manage to stay alive that long? I'll try to make a large ICU box, my current small one works well for...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-16-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By camille1585
Is there any hope left for my wrinkled, rootless Catt?

I've had this Noid Catt aclandiae hybrid for probably close to 10 years (see user photo above) that I was growing in a weird water culture type set up which started as an accident (put the pot in the...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-16-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By camille1585
Unlike baby plants which develop on flower stems,...

Unlike baby plants which develop on flower stems, the ones growing directly from the mother plant are best not removed. Trying to remove a so called basal keiki has a high chance of causing serious...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-16-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By camille1585
Part of the problem was likely due to the fact...

Part of the problem was likely due to the fact that western flower thrips had developed quite a high level of resistance to imidacloprid over the years.

A 'new' systemic will probably work better...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-16-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By camille1585
In the Netherlands it is the same, it is very...

In the Netherlands it is the same, it is very difficult to find any chemical pesticides anymore. However, last week I noticed that my local garden center has a new systemic pesticide, the active...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-16-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By camille1585
My package has supposedly left Germany this...

My package has supposedly left Germany this morning! Which means that I should have it tomorrow or Saturday. :)
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-16-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 342
Posted By camille1585
Actually Ray, I found an article from 2005 by...

Actually Ray, I found an article from 2005 by Bill Argo (not AOS, but might be the one you were referring to?) and in the last paragraph he does say the following:

"It is important to note that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-16-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 579
Posted By camille1585
I have Orchidwiz(or had, laptop it was on died a...

I have Orchidwiz(or had, laptop it was on died a couple years ago), which has a journaling feature. It is pretty decent, but like you, I do want a calendar aspect in it to be able when a plant spikes...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-16-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By camille1585
Even with identical plants (ie divisions) the...

Even with identical plants (ie divisions) the environment (temp, humidity, light) the plant is grown in can have a pretty big effect on the flowers and how well they open.

As already mentioned,...
Forum: Hybrids 09-16-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By camille1585
Your experience of supermarket Phals sounds a lot...

Your experience of supermarket Phals sounds a lot like the situation in France. They have a couple of orchids in the plant/flower section, no one buys them because they're expensive, the employees...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-16-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 579
Posted By camille1585
The problem with assigning each plant a number,...

The problem with assigning each plant a number, is that you then have very clear and definite proof of how many orchids you've purchased over the years, and even worse, how many you've killed when...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-15-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By camille1585
That's the sort of thing I do as well, to help...

That's the sort of thing I do as well, to help guide spikes into the right position. They are so fragile at that stage that I always get super nervous when a spike is developing in a strange way.
...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-15-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By camille1585
I was curious and looked it up!! ...

I was curious and looked it up!!

https://www.celaorchidee.it/shop/ibride/phalaenopsis-ibride/phalaenopsis-yangyang-blue-angel-yangyang-blueberry-x-violacea-var-indigo-mainshow...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-15-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By camille1585
:biggrin: More is good! I think we have at least...

:biggrin: More is good! I think we have at least one plant in common, so it will be fun to share information and growing tips!






You'll have to share photos of the dog with us too!! In the...
Forum: Hybrids 09-15-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By camille1585
A lot of orchid vendors also stock run of the...

A lot of orchid vendors also stock run of the mill Phals, with or without names. Don't overthink it too much, if you see a hybrid Phal that catches your eye online, go for it! Do try to do some...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-15-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By camille1585
Lucky you!! I'm looking forward to seeing what...

Lucky you!! I'm looking forward to seeing what you got.

Also heard through the grapevine that you are expecting another package from Germany soon, if it hasn't arrived already? I'm waiting for...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-14-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By camille1585
:love::love::love: I LOVE spotted Catts!!...

:love::love::love:

I LOVE spotted Catts!! That is beautiful and so many blooms on it, well done! Does it have a name?
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-14-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By camille1585
To me this goes completely against the original...

To me this goes completely against the original EU spirit of unifying/homogenizing/simplifying relations between member states.

In a way it shouldn't change much for the clients since they end up...
Forum: Hybrids 09-14-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By camille1585
Most hybrid Phals found in supermarkets, garden...

Most hybrid Phals found in supermarkets, garden centers, etc, are relatively forgiving for beginners, providing you understand their care. (Though 'easy' is a very subjective term). Hybrids are...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-14-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By camille1585
What the???? I feel your pain, especially as that...

What the???? I feel your pain, especially as that is a huge amount of VAT.

I remember reading an article about new EU VAT regulations before the summer and seen it mentioned on a vendor's...
Forum: Species 09-13-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,473
Posted By camille1585
I don't think drying out is the cause of the...

I don't think drying out is the cause of the problems you have. I've had my plant 7 years now, and it went through many repeated bouts of neglect in the first 2 years when I was finishing my PhD, and...
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