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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 12-16-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,047
Posted By cneos
PS, if you are fertilizing with every watering,...

PS, if you are fertilizing with every watering, be sure to highly dilute the fertilizer ... and perhaps water weekly weakly instead of every day. Too much fertilizer can cause salt build-up that...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 12-16-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,047
Posted By cneos
Best root watering is to drench with a pump...

Best root watering is to drench with a pump sprayer - until the velamen turns green. On sunny, warm days, you should do this two or three times a day, in the morning. Plant should be dry in evening...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 12-16-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,047
Posted By cneos
when you water, be sure that the roots get...

when you water, be sure that the roots get thoroughly drenched ... velamen (tissue surrounding the roots) turns green. Most vandas require daily watering but this depends on things like light,...
Forum: Identification Forum 08-24-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By cneos
I agree ... unless you have confirmable label or...

I agree ... unless you have confirmable label or genetic testing, once a NOID, always a NOID.

You plant is definitely in the oncidinae alliance and could be one of many intergeneric hybrids.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-20-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,949
Posted By cneos
Our collection is mostly vandas which we grow in...

Our collection is mostly vandas which we grow in a greenhouse (in NH).
The advice we got when we bought our first vanda was to treat them like mermaids ... keep sun on their faces, wind in...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-20-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,949
Posted By cneos
If you aren't prepared to water this plant every...

If you aren't prepared to water this plant every day (when the sun is shining), you should try the vase trick. The vase keeps humidity and air around the roots.
The vandae are heavy drinkers,...
Forum: Contests & Polls 08-13-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,882
Posted By cneos
Yours is an excellent photo of the ghost orchid...

Yours is an excellent photo of the ghost orchid ... nice job!
Forum: Contests & Polls 08-05-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,882
Posted By cneos
:bua::((It's also a good idea to take a photo of...

:bua::((It's also a good idea to take a photo of your plant as soon as it blooms (and during) just in case you have a one day wonder
Forum: Contests & Polls 08-05-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,882
Posted By cneos
Here is my entry ... it is Vanda Eduardo...

Here is my entry ... it is Vanda Eduardo Marcellini. Enjoy!
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By cneos
It's been so long, I'd forgotten about Calimero. ...

It's been so long, I'd forgotten about Calimero. Hope your plants are doing well.
Forum: Contests & Polls 08-09-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,710
Posted By cneos
ditto ... there are also many that are...

ditto ... there are also many that are underexposed ...
Forum: Contests & Polls 06-05-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,658
Posted By cneos
Thanks Marty ... I appreciate all you do!

Thanks Marty ... I appreciate all you do!
Forum: Contests & Polls 06-05-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,658
Posted By cneos
Hi Marty ... hope I haven't missed this. When...

Hi Marty ... hope I haven't missed this. When will we see selection of your final choices and get to vote for the cover and the 12 images for the 2012 calendar?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-22-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,433
Posted By cneos
The correct grex (hybrid) name for your lovely...

The correct grex (hybrid) name for your lovely plant is Mokara Moonlight. Its parents, Mokara Sayan and Ascda. Bangkhuntian Gold, are well-known for being frequent bloomers and having long-lasting...
Forum: Identification Forum 05-22-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By cneos
this looks like a type of dendrobium. Where were...

this looks like a type of dendrobium. Where were the flowers in relations to the main growth? What did the leaves look like? Do you remember how it was planted? Mounted? etc.
Forum: Identification Forum 05-22-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By cneos
why not contact selby for an id?

why not contact selby for an id?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-21-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By cneos
This is gorgeous! Rich yellow color reminds me...

This is gorgeous! Rich yellow color reminds me of denisoniana while lip color resembles tesselata. Flower form is somewhere between the two.

Vanda parviflora is also know as vanda testacea. ...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis 05-21-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,227
Posted By cneos
Hi Calvin: Having never read the WOC or...

Hi Calvin:

Having never read the WOC or April 2009 (Houston) reports, I wasn't even aware that our plant's id was still being contested or that the name was changed, yet again, to distincta. ...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-05-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,757
Posted By cneos
Inflorescences arise at the base of the leaves. ...

Inflorescences arise at the base of the leaves. When the nub first appears, it may look like a sheath or very small leaf. If it survives, it fattens up and you'll see the beginnings of buds. You...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 12-04-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,549
Posted By cneos
I'm missing something ... I can't see the flower...

I'm missing something ... I can't see the flower in your photo.

My loddigesii has thin, wiry canes that stay close to the cork mount that it's on. Cane on your plant looks more robust.

Can...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-21-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By cneos
A name that comes close is Phal Calirino, a cross...

A name that comes close is Phal Calirino, a cross of Phal. California Glow x Phal. Zamarino, registered in 2005. Your plant has some attributes of California Glow.
Whatever it is, Calimero is...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-21-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,531
Posted By cneos
Congratulations David ... your Dad would be proud...

Congratulations David ... your Dad would be proud of your accomplishment.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-10-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,472
Posted By cneos
Ditto Swamper!

Ditto Swamper!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-10-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,472
Posted By cneos
Machete or sterilized blade, cutting vanda roots...

Machete or sterilized blade, cutting vanda roots actually stimulates their branching, thereby increasing root mass. Sounds awful, but since I can't raise the roof on my greenhouse that's 11 ft tall...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-09-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,253
Posted By cneos
Ditto to previous suggestions. Has this happened...

Ditto to previous suggestions. Has this happened on previous flowerings or is this the first time?

If plant is still in bloom, bring it to an AOS judging center. It can be evaluated by judges...
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