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Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By rbarata
I don't have many plants in sphagnum but, as a...

I don't have many plants in sphagnum but, as a general rule of thumb, when the top layer is dry and crispy, then it's time to water.
If you want to control better the amount of water you put into it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-21-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By rbarata
When that happens here, I keep fertilizing. ...

When that happens here, I keep fertilizing.
About temps, as long as they don't dip too much, I wouldn't do nothing different and let them be.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-20-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 617
Posted By rbarata
Nope, it's repoted. To be honest, I don't...

Nope, it's repoted.


To be honest, I don't expect much regardless of the method used.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-20-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By rbarata
It was registered in 1988 by Krairit Vejvarut....

It was registered in 1988 by Krairit Vejvarut. There's an address but couldn't find nothing except is in Bangkok, Thailand.

Photo taken from Orchidwiz:
https://i.postimg.cc/N9dj3zMy/Varut.jpg...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-20-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 617
Posted By rbarata
1 root in one week seems to be too much... I...

1 root in one week seems to be too much...
I would do what I usually do...put it in a pot (doesn't matter if it's clay or plastic) with coarse medium size bark and mist it gently just to wet the...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-20-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By rbarata
So far so good... I've been giving it full sun...

So far so good...
I've been giving it full sun and, remarkably, it can handle it like a champ.:)
The ferns help giving it some protection but, as soon as the flowers fade, I need to cut them (not...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-19-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By rbarata
What is the difference between grill and house...

What is the difference between grill and house fire?
The size of grilled meat.

Don't know if this one's bad...anyway:biggrin:
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-19-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By rbarata
Welcome, nemesis! ::)

Welcome, nemesis! ::)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-18-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By rbarata
Welcome Nobile type Dendrobiums lose their...

Welcome
Nobile type Dendrobiums lose their leaves around this time of the year. This is not a rule as some lose more than others, even in the same plant. But at least some leaves are expected to be...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 11-17-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By rbarata
Not really. My tomentosa keeps its blooms for at...

Not really. My tomentosa keeps its blooms for at least 3 weeks. But it might be longer (or shorter) depending on the environment.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-17-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By rbarata
I've used it with good results diluting an...

I've used it with good results diluting an expresso (30 ml) in 1/2 l water.
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 11-17-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By rbarata
If it is like my tomentosa, it will take only one...

If it is like my tomentosa, it will take only one week for the spikes to have all blooms opened.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-17-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By rbarata
Water with an expresso (coffee) diluted in half a...

Water with an expresso (coffee) diluted in half a liter of water.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 11-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By rbarata
I have a different experience...I always...

I have a different experience...I always fertilize with max concentration (i.e. the recommended concentration mentioned in the label).
When they are not growing, in autumun and winter, they are...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 11-14-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By rbarata
I used to put them bareroot, inside paper bags,...

I used to put them bareroot, inside paper bags, in the fridge around 5ēC (41 F). Looking at my experience with Pleiones, I wouldn't worry about it. It doesn't look like that but they are somewhat...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By rbarata
If you notice it is spreading cut around it. Make...

If you notice it is spreading cut around it. Make the cut on an healthy tissue area. Sterilize the blade before the intervention. Apply cinnamom on the cut.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-13-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By rbarata
If it happened months ago, the progression is...

If it happened months ago, the progression is rather slow... maybe it's just the leaf aging.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-13-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By rbarata
Is it "wet" or dry? If it's wet, cut around it...

Is it "wet" or dry?
If it's wet, cut around it in green tissue and put cinnamom in the cut.
If it's dry, leave it for now if it's not spreading.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-13-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By rbarata
Welcome aboard!:)

Welcome aboard!:)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-13-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,658
Posted By rbarata
It seems this plant finally took off and it's now...

It seems this plant finally took off and it's now in cruising mode.:)

https://i.postimg.cc/bDzHTW1x/20211113-153727.jpg (https://postimg.cc/bDzHTW1x)
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 11-13-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By rbarata
That's an older leaf. Older pbulbs lose their...

That's an older leaf. Older pbulbs lose their leaves.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 11-13-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By rbarata
Probably those are old leaves. Please post a...

Probably those are old leaves. Please post a photo.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-08-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By rbarata
So sorry about your unfortunate event, SL. I...

So sorry about your unfortunate event, SL.
I hope we here (and your orchids) help you not thinking too much about it and help you establish again.
Welcome aboard!:)
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-07-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By rbarata
I don't have experience with Phal den types so I...

I don't have experience with Phal den types so I can't help you
But there's one thing that caught my attention: you've cut the pbulbs of you nobiles. Don't do it until they are really dry as the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-06-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By rbarata
I didn't saw any reply to the question...was it...

I didn't saw any reply to the question...was it deleted?

Anyway, welcome Telemarcer.:)
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