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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By estación seca
Miticides are somewhat pointless unless you have...

Miticides are somewhat pointless unless you have a tightly sealed growing area you never enter. You cannot eliminate them. They are in the environment around us and will come back. Mites have very...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By estación seca
Phals are easiest to grow if you use large chunks...

Phals are easiest to grow if you use large chunks of medium, water them a lot and keep them warm.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By estación seca
Color and spots can vary dramatically in Phals...

Color and spots can vary dramatically in Phals with temperature variation during bud development.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By estación seca
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 295
Posted By estación seca
What are your temperatures? The potting material...

What are your temperatures? The potting material may be coconut fiber.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-14-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By estación seca
Leaving the old spike does not prevent flowering....

Leaving the old spike does not prevent flowering. You're still learning to grow them.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 01-14-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By estación seca
If you grind it too finely it will clog a paper...

If you grind it too finely it will clog a paper coffee filter. But espresso calls for a fine grind.

Stovetop espresso pots ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By estación seca
I think forum supporters can delete their posts.

I think forum supporters can delete their posts.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 01-12-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,376
Posted By estación seca
I think we need a new forum devoted to bondage,...

I think we need a new forum devoted to bondage, plant abuse and discipline.
:whip:
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-12-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By estación seca
It doesn't work that way. You need to look at...

It doesn't work that way. You need to look at your plants frequently (daily) and give each what it needs that day.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-12-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By estación seca
Look into using clay balls (LECA) instead of...

Look into using clay balls (LECA) instead of bark. I get LECA at the hydroponics shop. It lasts forever, though salts will build up over time. Occasionally watering with rain helps with that. The...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-12-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By estación seca
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-11-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By estación seca
Welcome! I'm guessing it's due to high...

Welcome!

I'm guessing it's due to high light. Orchids change slowly.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-10-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By estación seca
I went to a dollar store and bought 80 plastic...

I went to a dollar store and bought 80 plastic tubs and totes of varying capacity - two to maybe 16 quarts/liters - to use as large S/H containers going forward. This was days before they upped...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-10-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By estación seca
It's a deciduous, wet-growing plant. I'm keeping...

It's a deciduous, wet-growing plant. I'm keeping mine alive.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-10-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By estación seca
Without seeing the undersides, you may have mealy...

Without seeing the undersides, you may have mealy bugs or scale insects, or spider mites. Search the forum on these terms to find photos. It's in the top maroon menu.

I agree they are being kept...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-10-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By estación seca
You can hold a freshly watered pot and note how...

You can hold a freshly watered pot and note how much it weighs. Then water again when it feels a little lighter. You will almost certainly water your Oncidium more often than you water your Phals.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-10-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By estación seca
I don't think you need more holes in the pot if...

I don't think you need more holes in the pot if the medium is well aerated. Especially if it's a clear pot, you can see the roots and wait to water until they turn from green to silvery.
Forum: Identification Forum 01-10-2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By estación seca
Yes, that's a Phal. It looks like two plants in...

Yes, that's a Phal. It looks like two plants in the pot. Keep it warm and water when the medium is almost dry. If it's in sphagnum moss don't soak the moss. Just run some water over the top for a...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-09-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-09-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By estación seca
There are Phal species with many different leaf...

There are Phal species with many different leaf colors. Likewise hybrids naturally have different leaf colors. There isn't one proper leaf color.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-09-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By estación seca
White mold seen on bark grows on decaying...

White mold seen on bark grows on decaying material, not living orchids. The purpose of repotting a plant in moldy bark is to get the orchid into better medium. There won't be much mold growth on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-09-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! You've been...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

You've been taking good care of it.
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