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    Suggested watering freq. And media for potting

    What media would you use for Paph. Mint Chocolate (malipoense x goderfroya). And how often should I water it?
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    New to Paphs!

    I just ordered my first paph (Paph. Mint Chocolate - Malipoense x Goderfroya) and it's small, to make a good display of it, how should I pot it. And what media should I use? And possibly how often do you water these? Sorry, I have experience with cypripedium, and wanted to dabble in paths cuz I...
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    Cyp. Acuale media ammender

    Hey guys! I'm growing my cyps in inorganic media, I haven't tried Cyp. Acuale in this mix yet, but it is my hope to do so. But I know they like acidic soil. Should I mend the soil with something to increase the acidity or just let it remain neutral. If I am to ammend the soil, what should I...
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    Transplanted Cypripedium Acaule Update!

    Hey guys! I started trying to grow slipper orchids last year, starting with C. Acaule, C. Formosanum, and C. Parviflorum. Surprisingly, the only ones that are happily growing are my Cypripedium Acuale! I've watched them everyday for the last 3 months, I have 10 which I ordered, I live in the...
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    help with Cyp. Foremosanum

    I received a Cyp Formosanum from Plant Delights 9 days ago. I set up the bed a week prior using natural leaf compost and fine river gravel all of which are about 0.5" in width and that is my medium. to maintain the pH, we have fresh from weeping pines, coarse mulch, and pine needles. it seems I...