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Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Leafmite
What is the temperature at which you are growing...

What is the temperature at which you are growing the orchids that are having pigment issues?

Here is an interesting article, most likely the first of many if I had more time to look....
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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Leafmite
Beautiful! :)

Beautiful! :)
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-27-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By Leafmite
I keep a supply of good quality NZ sphagnum on...

I keep a supply of good quality NZ sphagnum on hand, too. When I get low, I order more.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-27-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By Leafmite
Use a good quality NZ sphagnum moss, either AAA...

Use a good quality NZ sphagnum moss, either AAA or AAAA long-fibered moss. This is very important. I have my Phal bellina (warm grower) in a basket pot stuffed with the moss and even in the cool...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-23-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Leafmite
What a beauty!

What a beauty!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-23-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Leafmite
Your greenhouse will be beautiful one day when...

Your greenhouse will be beautiful one day when they are all blooming size!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-23-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Leafmite
I agree. Light isn't as important as warmth. ...

I agree. Light isn't as important as warmth. Vanilla likes warm temperatures. It also grows faster as it gets older and the stem thickens.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-16-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Leafmite
Good discussion. Nutrition can be difficult to...

Good discussion. Nutrition can be difficult to get right because it often depends upon the medium, the watering schedule, the climate and what is being grown. I believe that is why different...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-09-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Leafmite
That is so perfect in every way!

That is so perfect in every way!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-09-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Leafmite
Both are lovely! :)

Both are lovely! :)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-09-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Leafmite
That is a very pretty flower! :)

That is a very pretty flower! :)
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 11-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-09-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Leafmite
Mine is going into dormancy, too, so it isn't...

Mine is going into dormancy, too, so it isn't going to be getting water. It will just sit there, under the lights until it starts new growth.

The plant was said to be a young, not-blooming size...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-09-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Leafmite
I am in the same situation as camille. Spouse is...

I am in the same situation as camille. Spouse is completely not a plant person. He never had any idea what I was growing outside (we had a fruit tree orchard as well as an ornamental pond, an herb...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-05-2021, 03:02 AM
Replies: 945
Sticky: The joke thread
Views: 188,410
Posted By Leafmite
Spouse did research at a city psych. hospital...

Spouse did research at a city psych. hospital when he was in pre-med/Biochemistry/Biophysics. One day, we are at the local amusement park and we see people from the hospital with shirts that have...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-03-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Leafmite
I have no evidence whether it is scientifically...

I have no evidence whether it is scientifically sound or not but I cannot dismiss the use of oyster shell outright. It seemed to work for my orchid society all those years ago. I haven't had issues...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 11-02-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Leafmite
That is absolutely gorgeous! :)

That is absolutely gorgeous! :)
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-02-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Leafmite
How wonderful to have this as part of your family...

How wonderful to have this as part of your family history :)
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-01-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Leafmite
I try not to look there, either. :) I hope...

I try not to look there, either. :)

I hope you will keep us updated on this. I am in love with the Phaius because of those grand leaves so I am going to need to look at pictures and see how this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-01-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Leafmite
Alright, I just thought that established orchid...

Alright, I just thought that established orchid growers/vendors were like those of other plants and knew their stuff. We have all these speakers at our Orchid Society that claim they know what they...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-01-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Leafmite
My Cync. Wine Delight's leaves look very similar...

My Cync. Wine Delight's leaves look very similar but it is in the process of going into its dormant phase. Is it possible that yours is doing the same?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-31-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Leafmite
I used the Nikon website for research when I...

I used the Nikon website for research when I wished to take photos of my 'micro-mini' orchids. I did end up buying a cheaper version from Amazon since I knew I am not motivated to take many photos. ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-31-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Leafmite
What I have learned is that sometimes,...

What I have learned is that sometimes, professional growers have learned a few tricks over the years about growing certain plants and they might generously, helpfully, share this information as they...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-30-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Leafmite
Oyster Shell provides extra Calcium to orchids. ...

Oyster Shell provides extra Calcium to orchids. When I joined my orchid society, most of the members at that time were really fond Paphs and they all used crushed oyster shell once a year for their...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 10-27-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! Our Orchid Society has been...

Hello and welcome!
Our Orchid Society has been doing Zoom meetings and I absolutely love them.
Good luck with all the orchids!
That greenhouse sounds amazing...even a pond. Really cool. :)
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