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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By SouthPark
Beautiful! If there were no issues for 2 weeks,...

Beautiful! If there were no issues for 2 weeks, then that's a a bit of a win. Two weeks of no blemishes is pretty good.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By SouthPark
Good question! I have read in the past that...

Good question! I have read in the past that pebbles and water at the bottom of the pot won't really help ----- with humidity that is.

If a plant has no roots at all and isn't able to get water...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By SouthPark
If it is still growing that new leaf, then that...

If it is still growing that new leaf, then that is at least something good. The main thing is to stabilise the situation. So avoid getting the media overly wet. And avoid very high direct light....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By SouthPark
amys ----- I don't know if any studies have been...

amys ----- I don't know if any studies have been done on it ------- but I'm predicting and expecting that if we put fertilizer into the media, and provided the orchid has enough roots to get the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-24-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By SouthPark
It's hard to say what the actual situation is for...

It's hard to say what the actual situation is for now. For these orchids ------- relatively 'weak' fertiliser and relatively weak mag-cal application every once in a while will be fine. I just apply...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-23-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By SouthPark
Check underneath the leaf to see if there are any...

Check underneath the leaf to see if there are any spider mites or any very tiny and slowly moving insects etc ------- just in case.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-23-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By SouthPark
Still powering on. All systems still are go....

Still powering on. All systems still are go. Hopefully all engines stay functional!

Google drive pics (higher res) :

Pic 1 link...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 10-23-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By SouthPark
Interesting! Her latest vids possibly reveals no...

Interesting! Her latest vids possibly reveals no longer 'miss' orchid girl. The ring reveal heheh.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-23-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By SouthPark
My recommendation is to not use hydrogen peroxide...

My recommendation is to not use hydrogen peroxide on the orchid.

At this moment, it's hard to say what happened, or what this is going to progress toward. But maybe the first step will be to just...
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 10-22-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By SouthPark
Congratulations on the anniversary!!!!!...

Congratulations on the anniversary!!!!! *hUUUUUUUGS*!!!!! (I'm hugging an orchid pot that is)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-22-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By SouthPark
Another reason to have an adequate number of...

Another reason to have an adequate number of bulbs for dividing can also be the possible need for some points where dormant eyes can grow - especially for maybe back-bulbs.

It probably isn't clear...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-21-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By SouthPark
To D or not to D ...... that is the question. ...

To D or not to D ...... that is the question.

The answer ..... is for the moment ..... to not D.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-21-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By SouthPark
The flowers are very nice indeed. Was the...

The flowers are very nice indeed.

Was the orchid purchased from a nursery? Or online etc? If the leaves have a mix of yellow in it --- not dark green leaves, then maybe the orchid was grown in...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-20-2021, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks Diane --- for letting me know that A.O. is...

Thanks Diane --- for letting me know that A.O. is on your notification list. There's a fair chance that they sell that one. The 'Burgundy' one will definitely be acquirable. You might even encounter...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-19-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks for mentioning that you saw Caudabec Candy...

Thanks for mentioning that you saw Caudabec Candy 'Burgundy' on ebay Australia for 85 dollars. I noticed that seller is currently selling a mature flowering size version for 150 dollars. That is...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-19-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By SouthPark
From where this orchid came from - the previous...

From where this orchid came from - the previous owner had their own way/method of watering and care. It is those details that probably don't get transferred to the new owners - including information...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-18-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
Diane - with the one circulating around Australia...

Diane - with the one circulating around Australia --- C. Caudabec Candy 'Burgundy' ----- I notice somebody on ebay (Australia) is selling juveniles for 80 dollars - in their advertised 100 mm pot,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-18-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By SouthPark
Nico ----- charcoal will be just fine. If...

Nico ----- charcoal will be just fine.

If you can get away with not using moss in your region, then there is the benefit of having a bit more certainty about what's happening in the media at...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-18-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By SouthPark
I agree about the media. Loose moss of can create...

I agree about the media. Loose moss of can create a sludgy root drowning condition. It might be a good idea to check the roots - just in case.

Also take a close look at the leaves to make sure...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-18-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By SouthPark
To handle mealybugs - I still use imidacloprid...

To handle mealybugs - I still use imidacloprid granules.

I put the granules in a spray bottle - with water added. Then I shake it all up until the water changes to a browny colour. Then I use a...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-18-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,712
Posted By SouthPark
Nice one Jeremy. It is very beautiful indeed. ...

Nice one Jeremy. It is very beautiful indeed.

Your orchidboard location details indicates Canada. But the details within the thread implies that the orchids are somewhere outside of Canada,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-16-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
Two more fresh pics ----- just captured a few...

Two more fresh pics ----- just captured a few moments ago this morning.

Google drive links (higher res) :

Pic 1 link...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-16-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks for joining us too Diane! I didn't have...

Thanks for joining us too Diane! I didn't have this from seedling size. When it first arrived --- it had flowers on it already (upon arrival). I think this one was grown from seedling size at 'Woolfe...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-16-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
PL ------ just checked for you! The average...

PL ------ just checked for you! The average height for this particular plant is approximately 18 cm. Not too tall ----- that's from the rhizome to the base of a leaf. And then, with the leaf included...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By SouthPark
The tepals are in the middle of transitioning to...

The tepals are in the middle of transitioning to the pink colour - so still got the Hawaiian appearance!

Google drive link (higher res) : pic link...
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