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Forum: Orchids in the Wild 12-03-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By voyager
Invasive terrestrial orchids are very common in...

Invasive terrestrial orchids are very common in Puna [where the NP is located], and the rest of Big Island.
Probably the three most common ones are:

Arudinua gramanifolia,
Sphatoglottis...
Forum: Pet Depot 11-30-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,225
Posted By voyager
Over time, our cats have proven to me that they...

Over time, our cats have proven to me that they can't function with less than 22 hrs of sleep per day.

Your pics of Ginger verify that she needs the same.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-15-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By voyager
I'd call it moderate. We get the equivalent of...

I'd call it moderate.
We get the equivalent of mountain weather here.

Mornings - land heats up quicker than water.
Winds blow uphill.
Evenings - land cools quicker than water.
Winds blow...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-15-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By voyager
As I was writing up my previous post I knew it...

As I was writing up my previous post I knew it was going to be confusing for a newbie, but couldn't stop myself.

OK, it's winter now.
You will not be putting it outside.
It's too cold.

In...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-15-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By voyager
Orchids requiring a cool, dry winter rest - ...

Orchids requiring a cool, dry winter rest -

I grew as many as 75 orchids inhome for 20 years while living in AK, specializing in species Dendrobiums that were touted to require a cool, dry winter...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-14-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By voyager
I finally went out to look at the progress of the...

I finally went out to look at the progress of the Neobenthamia's growth.
It's now about 3 weeks later.
It didn't develop as I had expected.
It was not a ball shape, but had a flat bottom.
Some...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-08-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By voyager
Dens. chrysotoxum and farmeri are both in the...

Dens. chrysotoxum and farmeri are both in the calista [densiflorum] section of Dendrobium.
Their plants are very similar in structure.
My experience is that they both fall into the range of either...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-28-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By voyager
Been so busy I forgot to add this to my comments...

Been so busy I forgot to add this to my comments here.

Yesterday morning while walking the yard to inspect it, I saw a new seed pod on the tip of this plant with a dried up flower on its end.
I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-26-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By voyager
OK, The yellow one is taking its time. Its buds...

OK, The yellow one is taking its time.
Its buds are still small inside its sheath.
But, these 2 have finally bloomed again, NoID Catt hybrids relegated to being yard orchids.


EDIT:

Plus,...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 10-22-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By voyager
Neobenthamia gracillis and Neighbors

Neobenthamia gracillis

I picked this up at a grower's greenhouse in 2014.
He was having a very enticing sale because of a lava flow threatening to engulf his place.

It was very tall and...
Forum: Photography 10-19-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By voyager
To save server space for the website, whether...

To save server space for the website, whether right or wrong, I always reduce the size of my posted photos to a greatest dimension of 900 pix and reduce image quality to the range used for online ...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-14-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By voyager
I think we can add Big Island, Hawaii to their...

I think we can add Big Island, Hawaii to their range.
Forum: Identification Forum 10-14-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By voyager
Epidendrum nocturnum

I think you got it.
Makes me feel like someone that's never seen a Ford before.
Supposedly, they're quite common thru out the Americas from the Carolinas to Argentna.

But, I see it as a big...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-14-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By voyager
Brssia Type ... mebee?

Several months ago, I noticed a new orchid growing right at eye level on one of our driveway palms.
I have a multitude of Dendrobium Samurai hybrid seedlings started all over the yard from those I...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-26-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By voyager
Dendrobium falconeri

Dendrobium falconeri

Another one I had in AK, but have not been able to find a replacement for.
I want one so bad I can taste it.
It's probably the wrong time of year to try getting one right...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-22-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By voyager
@ DeaC Good to hear yours looks to be doing...

@ DeaC
Good to hear yours looks to be doing well, gives me more hope for how mine will do.

I said that I'd had these for 3 years.
Looking at the seedling pic, I'm thinking it may be only 2...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-21-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By voyager
Dendrobium findlayanum

Dendrobium findlayanum

I had one of these when in AK.
It was one of my favorites.
It had a 3" flower, but no fragrance.
I really liked the "Witch's Knuckle" shaped PBs.
I've wanted another...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-20-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,924
Posted By voyager
The previous owner had planted 5 coconut palms...

The previous owner had planted 5 coconut palms around the yard.
4 of them would threaten vehicles and people as they matured.
So, I took a chainsaw and cut those 4 down.
They were the typical tall...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-20-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By voyager
Yes, that is my main antherium patch separated...

Yes, that is my main antherium patch separated from the garage by a narrow concrete walkway.
It's about 25'X10' with 3 large tree ferns, a large variety of antheriums, some large succulents, a lot...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-20-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By voyager
I've considered myself to be very lucky for...

I've considered myself to be very lucky for years.
I told my gal friend this a long time ago.
Recently, she made the observation that she's very aware of my luck, and is very glad she gets it...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-19-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By voyager
Blue Ginger

4 or 5 years ago I was over visiting a friend/neighbor's place, looking at his yard/garden.
He had 2 side by side 1 acre lots.
About 1/3 acre was for house and yard.
The balance was made into a...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-11-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By voyager
Catts - NoID Hybrids - Plus some upcoming miscellaneous ...

The dark purple was much darker in color, almost black, when bought, but still looks pretty good.
I think there are 5 PBs with inflorescences.
There was 1 more, but a falling frond from the palm...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-01-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By voyager
My galfriend is making her annual Trek home to...

My galfriend is making her annual Trek home to Portland, Me., tomorrow.
Because of her mother's age, she's going for a month instead of the usual week.
She leaves Hilo tomorrow and gets into Wash....
Forum: Growing on Mounts 08-31-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By voyager
I have several tree ferns in my yard, from 2 to 6...

I have several tree ferns in my yard, from 2 to 6 ft tall.
I measure their height to the growing area at the top of the trunk.
One was over 6' tall with it's fronds (leaves, branches, or ?)...
Forum: Scientific Matters 08-29-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,170
Posted By voyager
F1, F2, and so on, are designations for genetic...

F1, F2, and so on, are designations for genetic crosses.
F1 is a first generation cross.
It is a combination of the genes from the 2 parents, plants in the case of orchids.

F1s have 1/2 of the...
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