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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! It is making a...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

It is making a normal basal growth and a flower spike. It's fine. Many Phals cluster new growths from the base. Keiki with Phals generally refers to plantlets forming...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Today, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By estación seca
You don't need a heat mat for Oncs if low...

You don't need a heat mat for Oncs if low temperature is 68 F /20C. Save it for Phals.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By estación seca
Potassium overdose stunts garden plants. I don't...

Potassium overdose stunts garden plants. I don't know what it does to Vandas.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By estación seca
I wouldn't give so much potassium. It gets enough...

I wouldn't give so much potassium. It gets enough from the fertilizer. I would talk to local growers. It might be a disease we don't get here.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures? How are you watering...

What are your temperatures? How are you watering it? Are you fertilizing?
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By estación seca
S/H works well for Oncidiums in my dry climate. I...

S/H works well for Oncidiums in my dry climate. I need to move them to S/H at the appropriate time, when making new roots. I water frequently. The roots soon reach the moist zone.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 12-02-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By estación seca
Always popular is Rhyncattleanthe Psycho Bride....

Always popular is Rhyncattleanthe Psycho Bride. (http://www.orchidroots.com/detail/information/?pid=100972966)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 12-02-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,717
Posted By estación seca
It easily takes Phoenix heat in dappled shade. It...

It easily takes Phoenix heat in dappled shade. It tolerates down to freezing but I keep it from frost. I don't think it would tolerate your winter outdoors but who knows?
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 12-01-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,717
Posted By estación seca
This is probably Parodia werneri, which is much...

This is probably Parodia werneri, which is much better known by its old name Notocactus uebelmannianus. It should flower profusely every spring.

It needs a lot of water during warm weather. Like...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 12-01-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,717
Posted By estación seca
First realize you don't need to prune. People...

First realize you don't need to prune. People prune to save growing space. In habitat the branches start to become thick and woody with time and that can add to the character.

I would wait and see...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-30-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 312
Posted By estación seca
Many Den. spectabile strains need to be very...

Many Den. spectabile strains need to be very large before flowering, like almost a meter tall. I wouldn't give up yet.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-30-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By estación seca
This is a perfect example of how different...

This is a perfect example of how different techniques are needed in different growing conditions. I have much lower humidity than does Florida. A plant potted like this would dry out in a few hours...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-30-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By estación seca
The heat mat is more important than the...

The heat mat is more important than the humidifier for most hybrid Phals.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-30-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By estación seca
Superthrive is meant to be used rarely. Using it...

Superthrive is meant to be used rarely. Using it every time you water could cause trouble. Many people report deformed Phal flowers with plentiful Superthrive use. Lots of (most?) people grow Phals...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-30-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,717
Posted By estación seca
The vines will die back to a certain point....

The vines will die back to a certain point. Sometimes it's all the way to the caudex; sometimes not. If they don't die all the way back and they're not too big you can cut them flush with the trunk...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-30-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,717
Posted By estación seca
Most C&S people don't trim into the caudex. It...

Most C&S people don't trim into the caudex. It would be rejected by C&S judges as unartful. I'm an accredited C&S judge.

You want the biggest natural caudex possible. Small branchlets can be...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-30-2022, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By estación seca
We need more information to answer properly. ...

We need more information to answer properly.

What is the potting medium? How long since they were repotted?

How much Miracle Gro are you adding to how much water?

How do you decide when to...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-30-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By estación seca
Before answering we need more information. How...

Before answering we need more information. How much fertilizer are you measuring out and adding to how much water? How much Superthrive? Do you use fertilizer and Superthrive at every watering?
...
Forum: Species 11-29-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 277
Posted By estación seca
Watering in moss is very different from watering...

Watering in moss is very different from watering in bark. With moss, do not soak the medium. Wait until the top inch is crisp dry. Run water over the top for a second or two, no more. The water will...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 11-29-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,141
Posted By estación seca
I find it very interesting that the...

I find it very interesting that the Brassoepidendrum Syliva White (http://orchidroots.com/detail/information/?pid=100037363) doesn't have a spotted lip, as do most B. nodosa hybrids.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-29-2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By estación seca
Just put it outside. Let it get winter rain....

Just put it outside. Let it get winter rain. Don't fertilize after August.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-26-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By estación seca
Night temperatures are the most important. Many...

Night temperatures are the most important. Many plants qill tolerate high day temperatures if the following night is cool. In your climate the most difficult time will be when the very hot,0-5%...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-26-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By estación seca
I wouldn't use prophylactic fungicides. You'll...

I wouldn't use prophylactic fungicides. You'll select for resistant organisms. Fungus is rarely an issue in typical homes because humidity isn't that high.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-25-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By estación seca
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