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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By estación seca
Thrips are part of the normal fauna in Florida. I...

Thrips are part of the normal fauna in Florida. I suggest you contact a local orchid society.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By estación seca
I don't know their fertilizer requirements...

I don't know their fertilizer requirements compared to strap-leafed Vandas. My Papilionanthe teres flowered with less fertilizer than you're planning on using. High light, lots of water and warm...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Today, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By estación seca
The Yamamoto Web site said overfertlilizing is...

The Yamamoto Web site said overfertlilizing is the main cause of poor flowering/keiki production. They suggested not fertilizing at all after mid to late summer.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By estación seca
Yes, if the cane hasn't flowered before, it might...

Yes, if the cane hasn't flowered before, it might do so. I leave them attached until they're completely dead.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By estación seca
You could do it either way. How high is your...

You could do it either way. How high is your humidity in the growing area?
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-24-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By estación seca
Aphids are easy to knock off with a water spray....

Aphids are easy to knock off with a water spray. Take it into the shower and spray them off. Watch closely; you probably will need to repeat.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By estación seca
No. I do my best to read, and learn from,...

No. I do my best to read, and learn from, writings by people with much more knowledge and experience than I have. Motes does not mention how he mixes fertilizer in that video. Following his...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-24-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 455
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board!

Welcome to the Orchid Board!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-24-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By estación seca
Vanda root diameter is related to ambient...

Vanda root diameter is related to ambient humidity. Larger with good humidity. Plants with Neo/Vanda falcata ancestry have smaller roots.

Root growth is fast in good conditions.

Leaves should...
Forum: Identification Forum 09-23-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By estación seca
First might be Cattleya (old Laelia) purpurata or...

First might be Cattleya (old Laelia) purpurata or a hybrid, because it's late in the year for flowering. Second two are hybrids.
Forum: Identification Forum 09-23-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By estación seca
Yes, probably a hybrid involving Den....

Yes, probably a hybrid involving Den. phalaenopsis and antelope types.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-23-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By estación seca
Alan spoke to our club Sep 16. He still sells...

Alan spoke to our club Sep 16. He still sells plants. I bought some. His Web site is gone. I didn't ask him about that.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-23-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 409
Posted By estación seca
Is it getting any magnesium?

Is it getting any magnesium?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-23-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By estación seca
You're only supposed to use the kelp once a month.

You're only supposed to use the kelp once a month.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-23-2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By estación seca
Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids says he got 2...

Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids says he got 2 walkeriana flowerings per year when he lived in Los Angeles, about 34 degrees North, but only 1 per year near Sacramento, about 38 degrees North. The...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-23-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By estación seca
I haven't grown them, but I've seen a vendor...

I haven't grown them, but I've seen a vendor mount wet-growing Bulbophyllums on a moss-filled tube of plastic fencing material.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-22-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 340
Posted By estación seca
Walkeriana grows on deciduous trees. It likes...

Walkeriana grows on deciduous trees. It likes lower light in summer and higher in winter.

Read this famous post:
C walkeriana - Tips for Growing &amp; Blooming...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By estación seca
Same care for seedling and adult Vandas. High...

Same care for seedling and adult Vandas. High light, water every day, heavy fertilizer use.

Go to Motes Orchids and sign up for their newsletter. They hybridize and sell a lot of Vandas. Every...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By estación seca
Welcome to the Orchid Board! It's a...

Welcome to the Orchid Board!

It's a Phalaenopsis. It looks good other than not being watered enough. If there are drain holes in the container, I would thoroughly soak it now by putting it into a...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-22-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By estación seca
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-22-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By estación seca
I suggest you look for a nearby orchid society.

I suggest you look for a nearby orchid society.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By estación seca
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers kill most bacteria...

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers kill most bacteria and fungi, and most viruses. Alcohol is not as good killing fungal nor bacterial spores, and it isn't that good at killing mosaic viruses. Handwashing...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By estación seca
I myself would not pull it off the mount so as...

I myself would not pull it off the mount so as not to do that much root damage going into winter on the east coast.

Most fungus detest acidic pH. Most dicot roots tolerate acidic pH better than do...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-22-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By estación seca
You're fussing too much. Fussing too much is a...

You're fussing too much. Fussing too much is a primary cause of orchid death. Most YouTube videos are dramatic in order to get people so excited they watch more, and make money for the creator. Most...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-22-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By estación seca
Welcome!

Welcome!
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