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Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-08-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By Herrania
Cynorkis and Habenaria a little leggy?

I noticed looking through my files that these two (Cynorkis LOC Lavender Splendor and Habenaria L'Avenir) have crowns rather higher than when I bought them last year. I've had shade curtains most of...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-01-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Herrania
Is my Pterostylis curta starting up a bit early?

I was looking at my Cynorkis and Habenaria, noticing that they were late compared to the pics on social media, and saw that my Pterostylis curta has decided it's time.

We're just coming out of a...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 07-31-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,093
Posted By Herrania
Is there much difference between longifolia and...

Is there much difference between longifolia and woodii winter care? My longifolia has had all leaves go brown, but the woodii still has a few green leaves and what looks like a new start ready at the...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 07-05-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Herrania
I have the green invasive form from Florida, it's...

I have the green invasive form from Florida, it's pretty easy. I have it in essentially cactus mix (potting soil, sand, pumice) and treat it like a regular houseplant. It's just starting to put up...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-25-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,786
Posted By Herrania
Dactylorhiza has already been mentioned, but I...

Dactylorhiza has already been mentioned, but I just love them. Some nice leaf patterns are being selected through breeding.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-16-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Herrania
I've raised several species and hybrids of...

I've raised several species and hybrids of Dactylorhiza, including purpurella and Foliorella. It definitely shouldn't be losing leaves this early, not until it's done flowering. Dacs will try to get...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 04-21-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Herrania
Amitostigma keiskei

I got these from Kusamono Gardens; I didn't know that they would start blooming almost immediately after coming up. They're so tiny!

I'm hoping they can take hot and dry summers, I might put some...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-20-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By Herrania
Sorry to butt in, but does anyone know of...

Sorry to butt in, but does anyone know of terrestrials that would work for this? I've wanted to have a small jewel or similar growing in moss, but can't find one that wouldn't freak out about the...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-08-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By Herrania
I really like the look, I'm starting to find...

I really like the look, I'm starting to find orchids that are too constant not as exciting. I was a bit confused though because I haven't come across other pics of this one faded. Since it had...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-06-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By Herrania
I don't know if it's a tad close to the light,...

I don't know if it's a tad close to the light, but my Blc Yen Corona 'Green Genie' fades dramatically.

Right after blooming, and right before dropping off:
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-24-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By Herrania
Does this help? Or at least give enough to tell...

Does this help? Or at least give enough to tell me which angle I should try to get better shots from?

I'm mostly just excited for the possibilities, the only "concern" as such is which parent it's...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-24-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By Herrania
Max. picta x tenuifolia; is this a new bulb or spike?

I got this hybrid from Orchids for the People a few months ago, and assumed it would take a while to flower or put on much growth. So what am I seeing here?
Forum: Growing Under Lights 01-14-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,531
Posted By Herrania
I absolutely love Sansi, with the caveat that I...

I absolutely love Sansi, with the caveat that I haven't tried other brands. The only thing I've come across is that oddly enough the regular edison socket types seem to actually have a much higher...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-14-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Herrania
Edible ginger cultivars?

I've been getting into gingers and turmerics, since many have a winter dormancy and can safely spend the freezing wet months in the garage. I'm having a bear of a time getting ahold of any cultivars...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 12-25-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Herrania
Excellent, I've been working on an Oeceoclades...

Excellent, I've been working on an Oeceoclades mix that fits that. Any need to include marble chips or something acidic, etc?
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 12-24-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Herrania
Thanks; temps are currently 65-75. I wish I could...

Thanks; temps are currently 65-75. I wish I could grow these and many more outside, there's a long list of stuff where I'm just a tad too cold/wet in the winter or too hot/dry in the summer.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 12-18-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Herrania
Pterostylis curta aerial root

I'm trying out growing Pterostylis curta, and am curious about the roots it's putting out. I was somewhat expecting that I might have some out of the bottom of the pot, but now I have one exposed at...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-23-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Herrania
Ray - Is that why I've seen a few botanists say...

Ray - Is that why I've seen a few botanists say plain white reflectors are better than metallic, especially for understory plants?

Edit: I love AC Infinity fans. I have two in my high humidity...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Herrania
Out of curiosity, do the sepals fade like my Yen...

Out of curiosity, do the sepals fade like my Yen Corona?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-18-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,645
Posted By Herrania
Here's my namesake, a Herrania umbratica. It's a...

Here's my namesake, a Herrania umbratica. It's a wonky cousin to cacao trees, and grows rather like a palm. It's supposed to just put up one branchless trunk, then another... But when mine gets...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-08-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Herrania
I just bought a Bletia florida from him, which by...

I just bought a Bletia florida from him, which by the wording seems like was part of a lot bought originally from Tropical Orchid Farm. The soil was a little shaken up and the leaves were a bit...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 06-04-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By Herrania
Dactylorhiza NOID

So a bit of a story, this was bought as Dactylorhiza fuchsii, but when I sent a few pics to an expert to ask how three species from two nurseries could end up the same color, he told me color was the...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 06-03-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Herrania
Oh my! How much of a bog plant is it? I've been...

Oh my! How much of a bog plant is it? I've been considering starting a few pots for 'regular soil, but acid' types.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-30-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,833
Posted By Herrania
I've been wondering about the why and why not of...

I've been wondering about the why and why not of scoria and pumice too. Volcanic products are as cheap as dirt if not cheaper here, we spread it on the roads for traction in the winter. If I can get...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 05-30-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Herrania
Thanks! I really need to look into getting those...

Thanks! I really need to look into getting those sheets, if I'm going to continue with less common stuff. It would have helped a lot with figuring out if the p-bulbs should be in the soil, on top of...
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