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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 08-16-2021, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Roberta
:dance13::dance13::dance13::dance13: They...

:dance13::dance13::dance13::dance13:

They are root machines. Well done!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 08-02-2021, 10:36 AM
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Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
The "water in the morning" advice needs to be put...

The "water in the morning" advice needs to be put in context. In the tropics, rain is more likely in the afternoon. But, the air is warm and once wet the orchids (and other plants) don't get cold -...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-07-2021, 07:57 PM
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Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
For next year when you repot, consider terracotta...

For next year when you repot, consider terracotta pots - for the weight. Even now, you can drop them, pot and all, into terracotta pots, again for the weight. You'll also get some root cooling from...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-07-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
In summer, I put my Catasetinae outside on...

In summer, I put my Catasetinae outside on west-facing shelves with 50% shade cloth just to take the "edge" off the blazing afternoon sun. They seem to totally love the high light. (Protected from...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-06-2021, 12:27 PM
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Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
You may need to find another place to put it......

You may need to find another place to put it... it still has some growing to do. (Even as the leaves reach their maximum length they continue to spread out) Is there a place where you can put it...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-23-2021, 06:35 PM
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Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
Glad it's working - when in active growth, this...

Glad it's working - when in active growth, this group of orchids is hungry and thirsty - and growing so fast that you can almost watch them get bigger.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
You can even sit them in a shallow pan with...

You can even sit them in a shallow pan with water. When they're in rapid growth, Fred Clarke says "Water like monsoon" since that is what they get in nature at the "growing" time of year. So it's...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 03:31 PM
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Views: 3,323
Posted By Roberta
First, welcome to active participation! It is...

First, welcome to active participation!
It is worth taking a look at the objective that you're seeking, and then work backwards to the "how to achieve". Most orchids grow really slowly, so don't...
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