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Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By isurus79
Don't forget some of the Cyrtopodiums get pretty...

Don't forget some of the Cyrtopodiums get pretty massive!!



Shoot I always saw them as maybe 3' tall growing wild in Hawaii. Is yours in full sun?
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Today, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,490
Posted By isurus79
Yep, watering in the morning when the weather is...

Yep, watering in the morning when the weather is warm is one of those bogus orchid rules that needs to be tossed out the window. When that rule finally flies out the window, it can land on the ash...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,490
Posted By isurus79
Nope, thatís what youíd expect from this group!...

Nope, thatís what youíd expect from this group! The CAM plants do a lot of their chemistry at night, with the stomata closed during the day. The stomata open at night and water is released, so it...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-31-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By isurus79
No drunk orchids allowed in the collection,...

No drunk orchids allowed in the collection, huh??🤣😂
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-31-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By isurus79
They just started meeting in person again, but...

They just started meeting in person again, but still have a virtual option: Home (http://www.houstonorchidsociety.org/)

Next weeks speaker will be Adam Black, an east Texas guy that will discuss...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-31-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By isurus79
Very nice! Remember, this is most likely a...

Very nice! Remember, this is most likely a natural primary between lueddemanniana and mossiae, so it will be more free flowering than the species, though many Cattleyas can bloom 2x per year.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-30-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By isurus79
Beautiful! Does it smell minty?

Beautiful! Does it smell minty?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By isurus79
No problem! Will you join the Houston society?...

No problem! Will you join the Houston society? They can certainly help with your cultural questions!
Forum: Identification Forum 07-28-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By isurus79
I'm curious as well! Let us know what he says!

I'm curious as well! Let us know what he says!
Forum: Identification Forum 07-28-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By isurus79
What did you buy? Looks a lot like expansum or a...

What did you buy? Looks a lot like expansum or a hybrid with a lot of expansum in it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-28-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By isurus79
Springtails aren't a problem. I find my media has...

Springtails aren't a problem. I find my media has quite a few of them when I repot. Your plant is nicely hydrated (not too much, not too little) and the roots look good, so I wouldn't change your...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-28-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,222
Posted By isurus79
Those are great!!

Those are great!!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-28-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By isurus79
I generally recommend that folks try the "tried...

I generally recommend that folks try the "tried and true" method of hard dormancy with this group when they are first starting out. That way they can learn the plant cycles and start modifying their...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-26-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By isurus79
Just let them dry. No need to pull them out of...

Just let them dry. No need to pull them out of their pot. It's just an extra step people used to do when they couldn't let their plants stay dry all winter long.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-26-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By isurus79
Looks great! Who are you buying from in Costa...

Looks great! Who are you buying from in Costa Rica?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-23-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,767
Posted By isurus79
Niiiiice!

Niiiiice!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-22-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By isurus79
Also, he invented the technique and knows a thing...

Also, he invented the technique and knows a thing or two!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-22-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By isurus79
I think you might be right. To be honest, the...

I think you might be right. To be honest, the photo of your plants looks pretty darn good in terms of health! I think youíre doing well with your plant.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-21-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By isurus79
Their hybrids are super easy to grow! I've...

Their hybrids are super easy to grow!

I've found that they wake up really late from dormancy but they're from a fairly wet part of Brazil (Rondonia State area) and into Bolivia. They just seem to...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-21-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By isurus79
This is the most difficult of all the Catasetums...

This is the most difficult of all the Catasetums to grow. I haven't mastered it and honestly, I don't think most Americans have either. If I recall, Fred Clarke had a tough time with them too. Since...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-20-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By isurus79
He definitely likes to make an appearance every...

He definitely likes to make an appearance every now and then!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-20-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By isurus79
Outstanding!!

Outstanding!!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-18-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By isurus79
Yes he did. And I did not miss your points.

Yes he did. And I did not miss your points.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-18-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By isurus79
Canaima plus Carter & Holmes is a clear winner...

Canaima plus Carter & Holmes is a clear winner for amazing plants. Good score!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-18-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By isurus79
Correct! Roy uses triploids to gain the same...

Correct! Roy uses triploids to gain the same positives as tetraploids but without the ability to let breeders use his breeding program as a spring board for their own programs. Basically, he breeds...
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