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Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Fairorchids
You do not need to start them in 100% shade. ...

You do not need to start them in 100% shade. Mottled light/shade for 8-10 days will do it.

If you take it to full sun thereafter, then daily watering is required. If you can sprinkle** it a...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Fairorchids
We don't know where you are located. Here in NJ,...

We don't know where you are located. Here in NJ, I keep parishii in the greenhouse, as I wouldn't expose it to full sun.

Den. kingianum goes outside into full sun, as soon as the last frost date...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-22-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Fairorchids
I can buy new pots wholesale, but then I must buy...

I can buy new pots wholesale, but then I must buy a full carton of that size, and I very rarely need 50-150 pots each of the larger sizes.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-22-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Fairorchids
While I am a fan of clay pots for Cattleya, I...

While I am a fan of clay pots for Cattleya, I hardly ever use clay for Cymbidiums (I have exactly 2, out of 1000+ plants). Primarily due to the water/moisture demand of Cymbidiums, which really...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 06-21-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Fairorchids
@ Charlesf6: Since nobody else did, I will...

@ Charlesf6:

Since nobody else did, I will toot my own horn (and I am reasonably close to you, depending upon where in NY you are located).

I do not have an on-line store as such, since I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Fairorchids
@ Shadeflower: Since you obviously know...

@ Shadeflower:

Since you obviously know better than everyone else, perhaps you should state your qualifications for making those statements.

I have been a commercial grower from 1968-1977, and...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-20-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Fairorchids
The flowers actually held for the June AOS...

The flowers actually held for the June AOS judging. All buds were had opened, and only a few of the oldest flowers (open since May 10th or so) had faded.

While it did not earn a flower quality...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-20-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Fairorchids
Orchid seeds are so minute, that they can be...

Orchid seeds are so minute, that they can be blown considerable distances - even on a light breeze. The parent plant setting seed could easily be on a neighboring property.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-17-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Fairorchids
Checked it today. It has a mild fragrance in the...

Checked it today. It has a mild fragrance in the daytime (which is difficult to describe).
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-17-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,832
Posted By Fairorchids
I can't speak for Epiphyte78, but I have had this...

I can't speak for Epiphyte78, but I have had this experience:

My Epi. calanthum, fma. album, often sets pods by itself. This plant hangs next to a Rhy. gigantea, which grows in a basket filled...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-16-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Fairorchids
Most Cattleyas can tolerate close to 'full sun',...

Most Cattleyas can tolerate close to 'full sun', IF:
a. They are in a very well draining (coarse) mix.
b. You water them 3-4 times a day.

Obviously, they do not tolerate extended dry periods...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-16-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Fairorchids
Not that I have noticed (so at best, very faint)....

Not that I have noticed (so at best, very faint). I will check again though.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-15-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Fairorchids
It is about to bloom again. This time it is...

It is about to bloom again. This time it is duplicating a feature I have previously seen in Bc. Edna 'Summit' (nodosa x coccinea), in that it is producing a branched inflorescence.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-14-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Fairorchids
Vandas require high & relatively constant...

Vandas require high & relatively constant humidity in the root zone. That might not be real practical with clay pot & bark.

My personal choice is Vanda basket with spaghnum & bark (4:1 ratio). ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-10-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Fairorchids
From 50+ years of growing orchids, I find that: ...

From 50+ years of growing orchids, I find that:

White Phalaenopsis very rarely produce branches on the spike.
Pink Phalaenopsis do it more readily (20-40%?).
Yellow Phalaenopsis do it quite...
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 06-09-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By Fairorchids
Orchid Seedling Flasks

This season all my Cymbidium pods failed. However, I have a good number of Cattleya pods coming along, as well as a few Vandaceous.

I am posting details of each cross on my web site, and updating...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-09-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Fairorchids
Ordinarily I do not sell flasks. However, based...

Ordinarily I do not sell flasks. However, based on the interest expressed in this forum, I will let those who are interested pre-order flasks from the pods I am sending to the lab in 2021. It will...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-09-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Fairorchids
The mass market producers & sellers (stores) of...

The mass market producers & sellers (stores) of Phalaenopsis orchids, want the consumers to keep buying new plants. Thus, the 'care instructions' they provide with the plants are intended to kill...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-09-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Fairorchids
This is one of the true Laelias (from Mexico), so...

This is one of the true Laelias (from Mexico), so it is not a (formerly) rupicoluos Laelia.

Ordinarily, seedlings from flask should be given lower light, higher temperature & higher humidity,...
Forum: Scientific Matters 06-08-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By Fairorchids
A plant grown from a division of a seed grown...

A plant grown from a division of a seed grown plant is considered a 'Mother Division' (as compared to a meristem/clone). It remains a genetically identical plant to the original plant.

A plant...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 06-08-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Fairorchids
Full disclosure, while I look 'caucasian', I am...

Full disclosure, while I look 'caucasian', I am mixed blood (as is my wife). This thread reminds me of something I just discovered:

Cymbidium Little Black Sambo (registered in 1966) has been...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 06-08-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,663
Posted By Fairorchids
I have also purchased from both OV &...

I have also purchased from both OV & Christoffersen, and admire their results with the tightly packed spaghnum. Having read only the tail end of this thread, it appears that most are talking about...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 06-07-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Fairorchids
This is an impossible debate. To apply 21st...

This is an impossible debate. To apply 21st century ethics & morals to people in:

1500: Nobody spoke for the indigenous peoples.
1700: There were a few voices.
1850: There was a serious...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-05-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Fairorchids
It is the type of plant, where you do not really...

It is the type of plant, where you do not really know what to do with it.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 06-05-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Fairorchids
Den Blue Bees

This was registered as (Den. lasianthera x Den. Blue Twinkle).

In 2018, there was a plant up for a silent auction at Deep Cut OS. It was (Den. Blue Twinkle x Den. lasianthera). I was...
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