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Search: Posts Made By: Shadeflower
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-16-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,594
Posted By Shadeflower
Last update. Although I have a million...

Last update.

Although I have a million things to report including getting rid of the reddening to some extent I can tell I haven't been able to convince anyone.
I was watching a youtube video...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-15-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Shadeflower
I know for a fact that I have killed orchids not...

I know for a fact that I have killed orchids not feeding them correctly.

I also recently pointed out that MSU is the worst feed I have tried on my orchids so far.

ask 8 people and they will...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Shadeflower
grautier if you were talking to me, you are...

grautier if you were talking to me, you are living on a different planet to me yes.

At least I consider you that far away that it practically is a different planet.

I really don't know what to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Shadeflower
It looks in good shape. Get some substrate....

It looks in good shape.
Get some substrate. Keep the roots hydrated as they dry so spray regularly as they turn silvery. While it is flowering keep it well hydrated but yours is in much better...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-15-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Shadeflower
I do like origami btw, this is one of my...

I do like origami btw, this is one of my origami's:

https://cdn-images.imagevenue.com/e1/c6/06/ME14BL8Q_o.jpg
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-15-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Shadeflower
Ray, why do we grow orchids if we can just buy a...

Ray, why do we grow orchids if we can just buy a plastic plant and stick paper flowers on it.

my strength gets fed by the members on this board. Too many are eager to pump me up with energy.

I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Shadeflower
take a pic of what you find. Most of the times...

take a pic of what you find. Most of the times letting it breathe and dry will help it tremendously. I haven't got that much experience using fungicide or which to use but it needs to come out of...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-15-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,577
Posted By Shadeflower
I posted a picture of a leaf rot a while ago....

I posted a picture of a leaf rot a while ago. That hasn't spread at all. I didn't use anything to treat it so I also believe cinnamon would work just as well.

On a different plant I had some leaf...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-15-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Shadeflower
hi Bing, I know I wish it were easier. Why...

hi Bing,
I know I wish it were easier. Why can't one company just bring out the perfect mix...

Like I mentioned better gro is imo one of the better ones!

But with it being designed...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-15-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Shadeflower
If you click on them they show a more realistic...

If you click on them they show a more realistic looking picture of each one and they look a bit cheap and fake, the only real picture that looked alright was the Palau Hyacinth Orchid.

You should...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Shadeflower
yes all Ikea mini phals need to be removed from...

yes all Ikea mini phals need to be removed from the peat plug asap.

Usually they have already done damage sitting in the shop but if you are lucky it won't be too bad and if you remove it now it...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By Shadeflower
hey SP, I completely missed your post about the...

hey SP,
I completely missed your post about the Green Devil.

Wow, see now that is one I want.

Or even better a recent hybrid by Serigio
Barani, the Nobile's Venus Rhyncholaeliocattleya...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Shadeflower
Thx Keith. I like ladybugs. I've never seen...

Thx Keith.
I like ladybugs. I've never seen that many at once which must feel awesome too releasing them all.

It's been a week, I did have to treat one plant but most grow spaces have been clear....
Forum: Hybrids 01-14-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By Shadeflower
Keith nobody here is an expert no matter how much...

Keith nobody here is an expert no matter how much their desire.
Even the experts might know a lot more than us hobbyists but they won't know things we might know and vice versa.

It's just too...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-14-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 871
Posted By Shadeflower
I see soil in the bottom of the pot. Roots...

I see soil in the bottom of the pot.

Roots are not in good shape.

6ml per liter of any orchid fertilizer is way way too strong.

That will have caused root damage.

And yeah the right...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Shadeflower
thx louis, I'll check it out. ...

thx louis,
I'll check it out.

Interestingly I think it is a sneaky tactic to sell 3n plants so nobody can breed your plants.

We have heard of the travesty of not preserving the species more so...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-14-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shadeflower
although lots of mine are extremely active at the...

although lots of mine are extremely active at the moment ( I need more summer active orchids) my cymb is busy making a rest growth too.
Forum: Identification Forum 01-14-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Shadeflower
The jenmanii season could fit, it does bloom...

The jenmanii season could fit, it does bloom shortly after those
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By Shadeflower
haha jcec you have made me self concious to post...

haha jcec you have made me self concious to post my one measly january bloom but it's not really about the bloom.

I took an extra dark picture so show off my latest observations. I am still...
Forum: Hybrids 01-13-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By Shadeflower
his concern is recommedning it to others in...

his concern is recommedning it to others in future and instead of helping said person it turns into a debate on how not to abuse a phal including chopping it into pieces......

(I'm sure that it...
Forum: Identification Forum 01-13-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Shadeflower
I was just reading a fascinating article on the...

I was just reading a fascinating article on the jenmanii.

Did you know the only cross we're heard about from the jenmannii is the Cattleya David Sander and that was 60 years ago, nothing much...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-13-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Shadeflower
If it was last repotted 5 years ago it's time for...

If it was last repotted 5 years ago it's time for a new repot (in spring).

I cannot see the bulbs so it must be potted pretty deep.

Have the bulbs sit on top of the substrate, only the roots...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-13-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Shadeflower
could be signs of salt buildup of fertilizer...

could be signs of salt buildup of fertilizer burn. Just a small possibilty I will add in but always hard to tell from a picture.

Virus is always my last conclusion in this case also.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-13-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Shadeflower
I want to give an update on what happened with...

I want to give an update on what happened with this plant.

It never produced any fragrance and the flowers only lasted 10 days. :(

Yes, I was shocked. This should by all accounts be a fragrant...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 807
Posted By Shadeflower
I agree with everything you say, particularly...

I agree with everything you say, particularly that it depends on the orchid...

Like this next orchid is being grown in an enclosed terrarium with no ventilation, temp down to 12 degrees and roots...
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