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Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-22-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 268,475
Posted By Cym Ladye
Cymbidium species ensifolium and sinense. Small...

Cymbidium species ensifolium and sinense. Small plants and warm growing for the most pat.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-17-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Cym Ladye
Do not keep the leaves! They will only drain...

Do not keep the leaves! They will only drain energy from the rootless BB. Carefully remove the leaves and any old roots. There are many ways to germinate new growths on BBs. The easiest is to seal...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-10-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Cym Ladye
Gold Coast Cymbidium Society in Northern...

Gold Coast Cymbidium Society in Northern California had their annual show and sale yesterday. 400+ plants from the members were sold out in 1 1/2 hours! Prices ranged from $25 to $250+, most...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-05-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Cym Ladye
It might be best to correct the issues now rather...

It might be best to correct the issues now rather than to have it struggle, especially getting the roots cut and potted in a smaller pot.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 04-01-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Cym Ladye
A couple of points: You should have cut the roots...

A couple of points: You should have cut the roots off to no longer than 3" from the base of the Pseudobulb as they are undoubtedly broken and will die. Secondly, with so few roots, it would have been...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 03-08-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Cym Ladye
Seal a cleaned BB upright in a Ziplok quart...

Seal a cleaned BB upright in a Ziplok quart plastic bag with a large handful of your moistened mix and a label. Place in a cool, shady location and wait. Germinating BBs can be a lot of fun and...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 03-01-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By Cym Ladye
I will venture that if you are keeping your plant...

I will venture that if you are keeping your plant inside, it is a growth on your plant, not a spike. If your plant has been inside, there is probably insufficient light to generate a spike given...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Cym Ladye
I use a simple Excel file with all the pertinent...

I use a simple Excel file with all the pertinent columns.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-17-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Cym Ladye
Too much heat or a change in temperature will...

Too much heat or a change in temperature will cause buds not to open or stop growing.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 02-17-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Cym Ladye
You have rot on these bulbs is shown with the...

You have rot on these bulbs is shown with the smelly bulbs.
1) check the existing BBs. Remove the old dry leaf sheaths
2) squeeze the roots. If they are soft that means they are dead. If they are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Cym Ladye
I fear this is a goner.

I fear this is a goner.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Cym Ladye
It is not uncommon for a spike which has been cut...

It is not uncommon for a spike which has been cut just above a growing node to send out a keiki. When the roots are about 1-2" long, gently remove the keiki and plant it in its own small pot. Then...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-07-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Cym Ladye
Most cym growers, once a plant is large enough...

Most cym growers, once a plant is large enough for a 3" pot, use a blend of fir bark or Orchiata or Coco husk in different sizes to match the size of the pot. That is usually mixed with a 5-10%...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-03-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Cym Ladye
This is the most complete treatise on Orchid...

This is the most complete treatise on Orchid Pests and diseases I have seen. Definitely bookmarked for future reference!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-02-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Cym Ladye
Need a link to identify CymMV/ORSV

I am looking for a link(s) to identify the common orchid viruses. I had a link at one time and seem to have lost it. Anyone help?

---------- Post added at 03:41 PM ---------- Previous post was at...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-31-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Cym Ladye
Freeze in small, hand folded paper envelopes,...

Freeze in small, hand folded paper envelopes, obviously labeled with name and date. I have had it last up to 2 years when treated this way.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-31-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Cym Ladye
If you are looking for the warmer growing,...

If you are looking for the warmer growing, intermediate sized plant, contact Bob Harris of the Orchid People in Hawaii. He is developing several nice new genetic strains of Intermediate sized plants...
Forum: Identification Forum 01-22-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Cym Ladye
Definitely NOT a tracyanum.. I agree with pure...

Definitely NOT a tracyanum.. I agree with pure erythraeum or a hybrid of it.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-19-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cym Ladye
What are the names of your plants please?

What are the names of your plants please?
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-15-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By Cym Ladye
There are many warmth tolerant pendent Cyms but...

There are many warmth tolerant pendent Cyms but the drawback is that they tend to be on the large size in plant size. Stay closest to the warm growing species for success: canaliculatum and madidum...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-14-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By Cym Ladye
I know this is an old post, but the Claude...

I know this is an old post, but the Claude Peppers are not known to be pink. Most are in the red shades but predominantly in what used to be called "polychrome", meaning color over color.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-14-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By Cym Ladye
Cyms continue growing in the winter, just not as...

Cyms continue growing in the winter, just not as fast due to cooler weather.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-13-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By Cym Ladye
Cymbidiums need to be outside in 50/50 shade to...

Cymbidiums need to be outside in 50/50 shade to sun until frost in the fall and returned outside when all danger of frost is over. They will grow inside but not bloom. This plant appears not to have...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-13-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By Cym Ladye
Once you have lost the label on a plant, finding...

Once you have lost the label on a plant, finding the real ID is virtually impossible. Just enjoy it for what it means to you.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-13-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cym Ladye
I would isolate from any other orchids and test...

I would isolate from any other orchids and test for virus.
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