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Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-02-2016, 03:41 AM
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Posted By JungleMel
I used to be able to go to some local orchid...

I used to be able to go to some local orchid society meetings until my work schedule changed and there was a cymbidium grower there that basically left his out here all year, with some minimal...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 01-22-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By JungleMel
Oh wow, congrats! I have a division of this one...

Oh wow, congrats! I have a division of this one from a trade with Paul as well, but I have not gotten it to bloom yet. So please, more pictures when they open!
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-10-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By JungleMel
Agreed. They are "most likely" Phalenopsis 'Sogo...

Agreed. They are "most likely" Phalenopsis 'Sogo Vivien', from Taida Horticultural Co./Sogo Team in Taiwan. I say most likely because with the amount of these they pump out every year, chances are...
Forum: Orchid Flasking and Seed Germination 01-11-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By JungleMel
@PaphMadMan, Thanks for the specifics. Although I...

@PaphMadMan, Thanks for the specifics. Although I have experience with eBay seed buying, it's not with Ophrys seed specifically. The first seller you mentioned had just about everything wrong, while...
Forum: Orchid Flasking and Seed Germination 01-11-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By JungleMel
There's a ton of seed scams on eBay. Not to say...

There's a ton of seed scams on eBay. Not to say this one seller is, but I would check a few things.

#1.) What else are they selling? If it's hundreds of sales of seeds from tons of "rare" plants,...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 11-04-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,875
Posted By JungleMel
Normal. No matter what media I have ever tried...

Normal. No matter what media I have ever tried Neo's in (more than a few types including next to no media, open net pots, clay pots, plastic pots) crazy roots going everywhere outside the pot or...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 05-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Ah ok, I'm not a member, so the website is...

Ah ok, I'm not a member, so the website is limited in what I can see on there. I was at that same show, I volunteered at the raffle table if you were there Saturday, you might've seen me, small world!
Forum: Orchid Potting Mediums 05-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,294
Posted By JungleMel
Shann, you've had rot issues with spectabile?...

Shann, you've had rot issues with spectabile? What was it potted in at the time?

I've got my spectabiles (3 of them) in inorganic media, 2 in Hydroton, one in mixed types of rocks including lava...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 05-09-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Yes that is true! Rob Palmer, of Palmer Orchids...

Yes that is true! Rob Palmer, of Palmer Orchids is also head grower at Sun Bulb Co. Inc., the producers of Better-Gro products. If you have older "Orchids" magazine, (the AOS magazine,) Volume 80 #1,...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 05-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Ok, so my Lowe's trip today was a success....

Ok, so my Lowe's trip today was a success. Besides getting what I went there for there was a new-ish shipment of bag babies that of course I had to stop and dig through. They had a species I hadn't...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By JungleMel
They re-package it in a safety sealed container,...

They re-package it in a safety sealed container, send the leaflet with instructions, and even throw a dropper in there too. I just bought some from them after the 1st round of Floramite that a friend...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By JungleMel
Ok thanks Katrina. It is just a few plants, but I...

Ok thanks Katrina. It is just a few plants, but I am just planning on hitting the whole collection that was in that area and Floramite sounded like a good plan. I have a different systemic I usually...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By JungleMel
Experience with Floramite or Avid?

Has anyone used either Floramite or Avid to get rid of mites? A friend is sending over an ounce of Floramite, but I am considering buying Avid too and rotaing them if needed. I'm having a minor...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 03-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Catt, that is a a beautiful Cattleya, what a good...

Catt, that is a a beautiful Cattleya, what a good find!

So this was found in a new bag baby shipment, Palm Coast Florida, Home Depot:

Schhomburgkia (now Myrmecophila) tibicinis. Please excuse...
Forum: Other Plants 03-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By JungleMel
I'm almost postive your cactus is Gymnocalycium...

I'm almost postive your cactus is Gymnocalycium stenopleurum. It's a bit hard to tell, as it looks etiolated, but I am 100% positive it is a Gymnocalycium though.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-22-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By JungleMel
Awesome, congrats on your success! I think that's...

Awesome, congrats on your success! I think that's totally the key with this hobby, finding the orchids that can grow in your environment and then adjusting your growing habits and products from...
Forum: Other Plants 02-22-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,885
Posted By JungleMel
Thanks Ron and Leafmite! @Leafmite, the...

Thanks Ron and Leafmite!

@Leafmite, the carnivorous plants at Lowe's and Home Depots seem to be delivered mostly seasonally so you might want to check out your local places. If you're looking for...
Forum: Other Plants 02-21-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,885
Posted By JungleMel
Since a lot of us also like carnivorous plants

Here are some of my latest Nepenthes pitchers:

Nepenthes veitchii 'Pink', with a juvenile N. sumatrana pitcher lower right...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-19-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By JungleMel
Wow, good luck with them. I've learned to...

Wow, good luck with them. I've learned to translate phrases like "most difficult" into "are very particular, but if you get it right...will grow fine." That's all, but good luck anyway, a little of...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
No problem Ron. I have a few spectabile seedlings...

No problem Ron. I have a few spectabile seedlings and one mature plant. They get so large that I wish there were pictures of the bloom of the specific clone Better Gro sells, mostly to see if it's...
Forum: Other Plants 02-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By JungleMel
Nice job, that's a happy looking veitchii! One of...

Nice job, that's a happy looking veitchii! One of my favorite species.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-14-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Yay, good luck with spectabile, it smells...

Yay, good luck with spectabile, it smells ridiculously good in full bloom. It's also a few years from blooming at that size so don't hold your breath for flowers. I've officially got 3 different...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-12-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Add another to the list: Encyclia ramonense 'Dr....

Add another to the list: Encyclia ramonense 'Dr. Pepper' x self (E. ceratistes)

Ok Ron, this picture is typical of a display of "Bag Babies", at least here in FL. Larger/BS/NBS orchids to the left...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-10-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
I will take a picture for you later this week. I...

I will take a picture for you later this week. I have to go get another manual timer for my grow tent and go there anyway. It's a really interesting story, and apparently this company has been...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 02-09-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By JungleMel
Well, here we have them here all year, probably...

Well, here we have them here all year, probably because Better-Gro/Sunbulb is here in FL. I tend to go to Lowe's a lot because they sell orchid supplies, plus various projects we do around here, so I...
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