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Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 06-09-2018, 02:34 AM
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Posted By Anton
Systemic treatments are absorbed by the plant so...

Systemic treatments are absorbed by the plant so that when pests try eating the leaves, they ingest the poison and good night pests. Also systemic poisons stay in the plants for a while giving long...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 05-19-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By Anton
I treat every 2 weeks for 6 weeks to kill the...

I treat every 2 weeks for 6 weeks to kill the adults, then juveniles and hatchlings. Pests life cycle is generally short, so this initial treatment should get rid of the above. After this initial...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-10-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Anton
DON'T nail it down, let them take it, that's the...

DON'T nail it down, let them take it, that's the idea behind this bait.

I used to put it on the rails of the fence dividing my place with the neighbours, and following their directions, put 5...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-09-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Anton
I have found this stuff better than Ratsack.

I have found this stuff better than Ratsack.
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-08-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Anton
These baits are taken, and you put them out every...

These baits are taken, and you put them out every day until they don't get taken.

I found 4 dead rats around the place, but it took about 3 weeks.
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 04-07-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Anton
We recently had an infestation of rats from my...

We recently had an infestation of rats from my neighbour's place, this did the trick.
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 03-22-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Anton
The crown, although deformed looks healthy. I had...

The crown, although deformed looks healthy. I had a lot of Phallies in my collection get a fungal infection last winter after having slugs having a feed on the leaves. I treated it heavily with...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 01-31-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By Anton
It is not mealy, it is a form of fluffy scale and...

It is not mealy, it is a form of fluffy scale and is in plague proportions here in Adelaide. I use neat methylated spirits, not sure what it is called in the States (?wood alcohol), but it is a...
Forum: Taking and Processing Photographs 01-25-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By Anton
Put it in General Chat, that covers subjects not...

Put it in General Chat, that covers subjects not mentioned elsewhere.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 08-08-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By Anton
This very large flowered Coelogyne is from...

This very large flowered Coelogyne is from Vietnam on the western side of Mt Lang-Bian at around 2500m. This height can be much cooler than one would expect from a tropical country. Nevertheless, it...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 08-07-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,436
Posted By Anton
Dose them up on Epson salts and see it that...

Dose them up on Epson salts and see it that helps, they may be lacking in magnesium. I occasionally get it on mine, but doesn't do them any harm as most dens are deciduous and drop leaves anyway. I...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 07-08-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By Anton
Looks good, but I envisage it will be bloody hot...

Looks good, but I envisage it will be bloody hot in summer from personal experience. It will be more of a hothouse than warm house, IMHO.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 05-30-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By Anton
Hard to say without the flowers.

Hard to say without the flowers.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 08-14-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By Anton
Splitting leaves is common, I have a few which do...

Splitting leaves is common, I have a few which do it, and they are in an atmospherically controlled warmhouse, which has a heater in winter and evap cooling in n
the summer. They get pampered better...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 03-06-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,908
Posted By Anton
I have had this happen to me a few times and now,...

I have had this happen to me a few times and now, ALWAYS leave them for a while and in a lot of cases, not all, but a lot, they do regenerate. I have a Zygo which is doing it right now.

I have...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 01-10-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,217
Posted By Anton
You've done well Catt, they are so ugly, they are...

You've done well Catt, they are so ugly, they are beautiful. :)
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 12-22-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By Anton
I agree with Catt, it is the same as mine.

I agree with Catt, it is the same as mine.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 12-16-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,721
Posted By Anton
Looks like it may have a virus. :o

Looks like it may have a virus. :o
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 12-09-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By Anton
Think about it, no roots, poor quality plant. ...

Think about it, no roots, poor quality plant.

Usually starts from the leaf tips, and the pseudo bulbs start to lose condition too from my experience.

I found out by tipping the bark out into a...
Forum: Orchid Pests and Diseases 12-09-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By Anton
Could be Earwigs, I have had issues with those...

Could be Earwigs, I have had issues with those little buggers in the past.

They like vegetation, alive or dead. :hmpf:
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 11-27-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By Anton
I would go for an Encyclia, but will be more able...

I would go for an Encyclia, but will be more able to ID it once it flowers.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 11-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By Anton
I treat mine the same as Brook. NONE of my...

I treat mine the same as Brook. NONE of my Coelogynes is allowed to dry out.

They come from tropical rainforests, which means plenty of water.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 11-09-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,217
Posted By Anton
They do flower from the top of the leaves, mine...

They do flower from the top of the leaves, mine flowered last year and was only around a foot tall.

These may show you where they flower from.
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 10-29-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,536
Posted By Anton
Not really, I put the hose nozzle on "shower"...

Not really, I put the hose nozzle on "shower" setting and spray all the roots on all of my Vandas (about 12) in the morning, until they turn green.

They are literally dripping wet which helps...
Forum: Orchid Care Cultivation 10-23-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,677
Posted By Anton
No, let it fill the pot, they love to be really...

No, let it fill the pot, they love to be really crowded as per this more mature plant.
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