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Forum: Propagation Today, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 141
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard! :) The number of...

Welcome to Orchidboard! :)

The number of posts needed before being able to post photos is said to be 5, but some people seem to be able to do it earlier... The image icon is indeed to insert...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By camille1585
I was just thinking the same thing yesterday when...

I was just thinking the same thing yesterday when watering! I was surprised to see how much the old bulbs had plumped up and how quick the new growths are developing, and I started watering my Ctsm...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By camille1585
Given the history of the plant, to me that looks...

Given the history of the plant, to me that looks like it could just be the plant which is mobilizing nutrients out of an old leaf in order to support the new one(s) coming in. A poor root system...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By camille1585
I find the search function of the forum to be...

I find the search function of the forum to be rather limited, and instead use google search functions to get hits only from orchidboard. Go to the search engine, type your keywords and then at the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By camille1585
Sedirea japonica is considered a Phal now! ;) ...

Sedirea japonica is considered a Phal now! ;)

They can be treated the same as a Phal as their needs are rather similar. There are a few minor differences. They should be allowed to dry out more...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-21-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By camille1585
Shadeflower, thanks for sharing your perspective...

Shadeflower, thanks for sharing your perspective on Phals, it's interesting to hear the other side, even if I somewhat disagree! :) What I find interesting is that the things that make Phals or...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By camille1585
Shadeflower, it is actually common knowledge that...

Shadeflower, it is actually common knowledge that Oncidium types will pleat when they don't have enough water, either chronically underwatered or had a short dry spell during active growth. If we...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-21-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By camille1585
Very nice Phals! That violacea alba is beautiful...

Very nice Phals! That violacea alba is beautiful with those tinges of green on the tips of the petals.

I sadly agree with the comment that people often don't care for Phals. They are seen as run...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-18-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By camille1585
Maybe you should give it more of a chance? Seems...

Maybe you should give it more of a chance? Seems a bit hasty to ditch a plant based on something that happened once, and on a very recent plant. Did the buds blast, or simply never open?

I would...
Forum: Propagation 06-18-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By camille1585
To start off, welcome to Orchidboard! :) A...

To start off, welcome to Orchidboard! :)

A keiki needs to have roots in order to have any chance of living once it's been cut off. So for that rootless one, patience! :)

For the other two, how...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-18-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By camille1585
That is an amazing plant!!! Clearly very happy...

That is an amazing plant!!! Clearly very happy with the florida climate.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 06-17-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By camille1585
I've seen this happen quite a few times on my...

I've seen this happen quite a few times on my plants, when I used to have several Oncidium types. The spike starts growing normally, but then the tip get trapped in the sheath part of the leaf at a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By camille1585
From what I read on the Durch orchid society FB...

From what I read on the Durch orchid society FB group, Claessen is changing the focus of the company from orchids to aroids/house plants since those are very hot right now. I will try to find the...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 06-17-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By camille1585
Very nice! That's an impressive show even without...

Very nice! That's an impressive show even without the removed keikis. Did the plant inherit the fragrance of the Neofinetia parent?

Photos like these make me which that I had the space or a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By camille1585
I agree with Roberta's comments, and it...

I agree with Roberta's comments, and it looks/sounds like your plant should be blooming size.

I also use the slow release fertilizer, in what sounds to be the same rough quantity as Roberta. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-16-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By camille1585
I second Roberta's assessment; the spots look...

I second Roberta's assessment; the spots look like sunburn and the leaves are very dehydrated.

I would repot it as it seems to be in one of those flimsy plastic pots with just one drainage hole....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-15-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By camille1585
Keep in mind that there pest spider mites and...

Keep in mind that there pest spider mites and predatory spider mites. If you see them 'here and there' they could be the predatory sort as they are usually solitary.

The 2 spotted spider mite,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By camille1585
I agree on the ID, and would say that based on...

I agree on the ID, and would say that based on the fact you say it apparently is fragrant, it is likely Maxillaria tenuifolia. Certainly looks like it, though after one very terrible haircut.

Kept...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-15-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By camille1585
If you use the MSU for pure water formula then Ca...

If you use the MSU for pure water formula then Ca and Mg are included and the fertilizer is designed to cover the requirements of these nutrients for most orchids. So I would say no, extra...
Forum: Species 06-15-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By camille1585
Thanks for the explanation, I understand your...

Thanks for the explanation, I understand your system better!




I am using leca as a medium, but I'm not using it in combination with s/h. The outer pot is a standard plastic pot with drainage...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-14-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By camille1585
I wasn't questioning your evaluation at all!! It...

I wasn't questioning your evaluation at all!! It wouldn't be the first time that quality changes somewhat over the years, and I thought your assessment was fair.
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By camille1585
I know, it's so awesome!! This is my boyfriend's...

I know, it's so awesome!! This is my boyfriend's printer. Basically you make a blueprint with special software, which tell the machine all the x, y and z coordinates of each line of plastic it puts...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-14-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By camille1585
Welcome to Orchidboard! :) It is not...

Welcome to Orchidboard! :)

It is not recommended to use your email address as username as it will get trawled by spambots and you may end up with more spam emails. Gmail has a pretty good spam...
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By camille1585
I think my boyfriend said he paid about 18eur for...

I think my boyfriend said he paid about 18eur for a 1 kg spool of PLA. I can check in the 'blueprint' to find the the quantity used, but I think the pot works out costing around 2 to 2,5eur. The...
Forum: Species 06-14-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By camille1585
What I understand is that while they don't like...

What I understand is that while they don't like too much water in the sense that they stay wet, they do like having lots of water in terms of frequency of wet/dry cycles. (so more watering because...
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