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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By K-Sci
There is a Blc. Waianae Leopard 'Ching Hua'...

There is a Blc. Waianae Leopard 'Ching Hua' HCC/AOS (photo). Is there also a Blc. Waianae 'Ching Hua'?
-Keith
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By K-Sci
That's a truly gorgeous cattleya, though my...

That's a truly gorgeous cattleya, though my opinion may be biased. I love the catts with spots!

I've purchased a couple dozen orchids from Lowes, even some that are very rare. The only misgivings...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By K-Sci
Good luck! It would be great if you let us know...

Good luck! It would be great if you let us know how this eventually turns out.

-Keith
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By K-Sci
Perfect! Couldn't be better. As you probably...

Perfect! Couldn't be better.

As you probably know, C. dowiana, as with most sympodial orchids, grows new roots almost exclusively from the rhizome of its new growth. If it were mine, I'd try to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By K-Sci
Usually, but not always. The result can be...

Usually, but not always. The result can be different in a humid greenhouse vs. in a home.

-Keith
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By K-Sci
If the tissues didn't actually freeze, and this...

If the tissues didn't actually freeze, and this looks to be the case, the dark areas are almost certainly infected. Given that this is a dowiana hybrid, it most likely carries the notorious dowiana...
Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By K-Sci
That fits with my comment in the OP. One spring...

That fits with my comment in the OP. One spring I moved this plant from indoors ~67F to outside (Mississippi) 80-90F. The two flowers on the plant appeared to have nothing in common.

Another...
Forum: Hybrids Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By K-Sci
One of my favorite phals (What clone is this?)

I really like this one. I've mentioned in the past that I had a phal that flowered outdoors with a completely different flower than indoors. Both flowers were on the plant at the same time. This is...
Forum: Hybrids 01-14-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
In case you're wondering, I didn't have anyone...

In case you're wondering, I didn't have anyone here in mind when I made my last post. I worried that you might think so because of the length of your response.



FWIW, I was using the term...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By K-Sci
Thanks for sharing. I did a double take reading...

Thanks for sharing. I did a double take reading an article that referred the the Western Flower Thrip as "WFT." That's perhaps appropriately close to "WTF".

-Keith
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 667
Posted By K-Sci
Yes. Peat. -K

Yes. Peat.
-K
Forum: Hybrids 01-14-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
What Shade said is right. In particular,...

What Shade said is right.

In particular, I find it intensely frustrating to see people giving advice without asking the OP the questions required to assure that accurate advice is given. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-14-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By K-Sci
Your environment may differ, but in the past my...

Your environment may differ, but in the past my phals went downhill in dry (winter) indoor conditions when watering once per week. A lot of holes in the pot would tend to cause them to dry out...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By K-Sci
Interesting testimony, but even if it doesn't...

Interesting testimony, but even if it doesn't work, it smells good. Win-win.

-Keith
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By K-Sci
I didn't know imidacloprid was safe as a drench....

I didn't know imidacloprid was safe as a drench. It's a systemic, so I suppose that's a good way to get it throughout the plant.

Something just as valuable as what worked, is what you tried that...
Forum: Hybrids 01-13-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
Doing what? Are there alternatives for a plant...

Doing what? Are there alternatives for a plant like the one I showed?


There have been a couple cases where someone asks for help with a phal with media rotted roots, and the methods was on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By K-Sci
Hmm. Its silhouette should looks a bit like a...

Hmm. Its silhouette should looks a bit like a large bug on the windshield, but it will be interesting to see what it intimately gives you.
-Keith
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-13-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By K-Sci
Yes it does. Its Latin. The impression that...

Yes it does. Its Latin. The impression that there s no set pronunciation is because the people doing the naming don't always know the Latin sounds. That's what I was taught in college biology...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By K-Sci
Okay so I tried it once before I was not a...

Okay so I tried it once before I was not a supporter, and forever after thought it wasn't allowed.
-Keith
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 667
Posted By K-Sci
Wow! This almost hurts just to read. ...

Wow! This almost hurts just to read.
"Desperate to get their hands on something sterile that would keep wounds clear of infection, doctors started getting creative. They tried everything from...
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 01-13-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By K-Sci
Well put. -Keith ---------- Post added...

Well put.

-Keith

---------- Post added at 10:31 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:26 AM ----------


With all the whole bean fanatics here, I'm thinking I should give grinding a try....
Forum: Hybrids 01-13-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
For sure, it isn't a new method. Its just that...

For sure, it isn't a new method. Its just that I've never heard anyone talk about dividing their phal.
-Keith
Forum: Hybrids 01-13-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
Thanks for the heads up. I fixed it, but the...

Thanks for the heads up. I fixed it, but the photos are now in the reverse order.
-Keith
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 667
Posted By K-Sci
I'm sure they don't. I know that sphagnum does,...

I'm sure they don't. I know that sphagnum does, but don't know of any others being said to have antiseptic qualities as well. By antiseptic, I don't mean it can be used a topical treatment for...
Forum: Hybrids 01-13-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By K-Sci
In the location marked in the first attached...

In the location marked in the first attached photo, give or take a bit depending on how many roots I could save. I cut where I can saving as many good healthy roots as possible and still comfortably...
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