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Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-26-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Subrosa
Paw Paw

I foraged a few paw paw, Asimina triloba this morning. It's the northernmost member of the family Annonaceae which includes cherimoya, soursop and sweetsop, and bears the largest edible fruit of...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-23-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Subrosa
Update: the pod I pollinated with the radiata...

Update: the pod I pollinated with the radiata pollen seems to be swelling quite a bit more than those I didn't pollinate. Fingers crossed!
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-14-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Subrosa
The radiata flowered about 3 weeks before the...

The radiata flowered about 3 weeks before the medusa, so I saved a couple pollinia in the fridge.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-12-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Subrosa
I'm watching the pod carefully, but judging from...

I'm watching the pod carefully, but judging from how long the flower lasted after the attempt, I don't think it took.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-11-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Subrosa
Today:

Today:
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-30-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Subrosa
Habenaria medusa

Just starting to get going. I cross pollinated the flower facing the camera with a pollinia from Pecteilis radiata. Hopefully it takes!
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-30-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,554
Posted By Subrosa
I understand that a couple basilisk species are...

I understand that a couple basilisk species are now reproducing in FL. One of their common names is "Jesus lizard" for their ability to run across the surface of water. Was your water walker green or...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-25-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Subrosa
He has a history of lurking here as well. I've...

He has a history of lurking here as well. I've never purchased from him, but he banned me because of posts I made here.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 08-24-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Subrosa
Calanthe reflexa

I've been growing this in a small woodland bed I maintain for 3 years, and it's finally bloomed:
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-18-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
I have a H. medusa getting ready to bloom. I'm...

I have a H. medusa getting ready to bloom. I'm definitely going to try crossing them.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-17-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
That could be the case. I tried it a couple times...

That could be the case. I tried it a couple times before in pots that I wintered indoors, and only once did it come back from dormancy. And even then the plants were weak and died before blooming.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-17-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
Yup. I'm just amazed that it wintered over in the...

Yup. I'm just amazed that it wintered over in the bog.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-17-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
Surprise!

Surprise!
Forum: Propagation 08-06-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By Subrosa
I just reduced the photoperiod to 14 hours. Next...

I just reduced the photoperiod to 14 hours. Next step will be to put them outside in early September to experience a more natural transition to fall. Once a freeze is predicted they'll come inside...
Forum: Propagation 08-05-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By Subrosa
Cardboard germination of Calopogon tuberosus

I started this container of seed last fall. The medium is a mix of sand, peat, Sphagnum moss, and a bit of soil collected from the root zone of a local orchid colony, surrounding strips of cardboard...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-02-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
Platanthera ciliaris, just starting to come into...

Platanthera ciliaris, just starting to come into bloom:
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 07-29-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
I couldn't wait until it bloomed to post this...

I couldn't wait until it bloomed to post this one! Pecteilis radiata 'Ginga', which wintered over in the bog, in spike:
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 07-23-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
Platanthera clavellata, the Little Bog Club Spur...

Platanthera clavellata, the Little Bog Club Spur Orchid. One of the easiest and most adaptable native bog orchids. It spreads readily both vegetatively and from seed. Each tuber produces a single...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-18-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Subrosa
Planning on going.

Planning on going.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-08-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Subrosa
Catasetinae (http://catasetinae.com/)

Catasetinae (http://catasetinae.com/)
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 07-02-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
A friend sent me several corms of grass pink...

A friend sent me several corms of grass pink orchids, Calopogon tuberosus last year. He told me he thought there might be a var albiflora among them. Apparently only one has come back this year,...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-29-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Subrosa
I got a large bag of this some years back. It's...

I got a large bag of this some years back. It's regular leca in 4mm-8mm sizes:
RK2 Systems - Clay Pellet Media (https://www.rk2.com/media-clay-pellet.php)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 06-29-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Subrosa
Cold Hardy Cacti

I never realized there were so many cacti that are winter hardy here in zone 6B. I'll have to cover them to keep them from getting too wet during the winter, but the cold won't be a problem for...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-29-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,702
Posted By Subrosa
Just don't leave them with Uncle Ernie.......

Just don't leave them with Uncle Ernie.......
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 06-26-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By Subrosa
Easily. If you can grow Sphagnum moss, Pogonia...

Easily. If you can grow Sphagnum moss, Pogonia just comes along for the ride. Do you prefer P. ophioglossoides or P. japonica?
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