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Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 05-12-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 85,769
Posted By Roberta
The photo of the set-up shows the scale well! ...

The photo of the set-up shows the scale well! Those are tiny!
Forum: Identification Forum 05-12-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Roberta
If it is Stelis, they like to stay somewhat damp....

If it is Stelis, they like to stay somewhat damp. Perhaps a little less damp than the Masdevallias. Also, they are are definitely not delicate... I have those two species, and they grow like...
Forum: Identification Forum 05-12-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Roberta
Hmmm... I looked around at my own plants to look...

Hmmm... I looked around at my own plants to look for something similar that might give me a clue. Those big, leather-like leaves with no pseudobulbs looks a lot like Stelis purpurea or Stelis maxima....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-12-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By Roberta
I don't think temperature is an issue even in...

I don't think temperature is an issue even in places like where I live... my Catasetinae are in a nice, warm greenhouse during their dormancy and as they start to emerge from it. One still has to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-12-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By Roberta
When I can't see what Catasetinae are doing...

When I can't see what Catasetinae are doing root-wise, I wait until I see a second flush of roots starting at the base of the new growth. When those show up, it's probably ready. Soon...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-12-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! It is a rather wonderful place... I do...

Thanks! It is a rather wonderful place... I do love to just wander around each day to find what new might be blooming.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-12-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Roberta
I don't think your winter temperatures will be a...

I don't think your winter temperatures will be a problem for C. walkeriana. They do want to dry out more during the winter, and no fertilizer. The rain protection should help a lot.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-12-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Roberta
I have the occasional flower that is missing...

I have the occasional flower that is missing segments, in various genera and species. I think that it is just a chance mutation. One thing to think about... if you are using a growth stimulant such...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-11-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Roberta
That sounds good for your climate. My goal is...

That sounds good for your climate. My goal is the same - most, cool roots. But I think that where you live those conditions come naturally, I have to fight low humidity and warmer summers, "rain"...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-11-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Roberta
First, condolences for the loss of your...

First, condolences for the loss of your grandfather. Wonderful that you are carrying his legacy forward.

Masdevallias have very fine roots, and do need to be kept moist. The one in bloom is in a...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 05-11-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,689
Posted By Roberta
Hey, COVID closed some doors but opened others. ...

Hey, COVID closed some doors but opened others. I joined the San Francisco Orchid Society, totally enjoy the meetings, contribute to Show and Tell... and have won a couple of raffle gift...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 05-10-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Roberta
REplating is part of the flasking process......

REplating is part of the flasking process... Start with the mother flask, then as the babies (protocorms) start to take up space, they're replated so that's when the number of flasks multiplies,...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 05-10-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By Roberta
I found this one - Cymbidium Pots - Plastic...

I found this one
- Cymbidium Pots - Plastic (with Side Holes) # (https://www.kkorchid.com/pots-and-containers/Cymbidium-Pots-with-Side-Holes.html)
as well as some on eBay.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 05-10-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Roberta
Remember, a flask is likely to contain 25 or more...

Remember, a flask is likely to contain 25 or more plants. So you're asking for someone to sell for less than a dollar a plant. And the seller has gone to the effort to propagate the plant, sow the...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-10-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Roberta
Thank you for the photos! It is wonderful to see...

Thank you for the photos! It is wonderful to see them in-situ. I hope that this was just an off year.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 05-10-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By Roberta
A Google search for "Tall Cymbidium Pots" will...

A Google search for "Tall Cymbidium Pots" will turn up a few sources.
Forum: Propagation 05-10-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,370
Posted By Roberta
This is an old thread. None of the individuals...

This is an old thread. None of the individuals who posted the messages have been active on the Board lately.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 05-10-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Roberta
Google "tall cymbidium pot" and you'll find some...

Google "tall cymbidium pot" and you'll find some sources.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-10-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Roberta
Nice roots! I think it's time. Go for it!

Nice roots! I think it's time. Go for it!
Forum: Propagation 05-10-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Roberta
IF it actually works (and I think it's a very bit...

IF it actually works (and I think it's a very bit IF), I hope that you are young... given the growth rate that I see on my plant, I'd suspect something closer to 15 years to get a flower on...
Forum: Propagation 05-09-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Roberta
First, Welcome! I haven't tried this... but...

First, Welcome!

I haven't tried this... but there are terrestrials that supposedly can be propagated without the flasking effort. A question in my mind would be the source of seeds - there are so...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 05-09-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,073
Posted By Roberta
I think that you have dialed in the formula! ...

I think that you have dialed in the formula! Those are looking great.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-09-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By Roberta
Andy's Orchids is a source, they have great...

Andy's Orchids is a source, they have great plants...
Andy's Orchids - Species Specialist - Alphabetical Genus search(L). (https://andysorchids.com/AlphaList.asp?Alpha=L&iPerPage=10&Page=2)
This...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-09-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Roberta
Worth the wait!

Worth the wait!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-09-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Roberta
I don't mount the big guys. Catts go into...

I don't mount the big guys. Catts go into hanging baskets, but nearly all of my large Dens are in pots - the bigger, top-heavy ones get clay pots for the weight. (Smaller ones, with pendant canes,...
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