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    Kiwi bark or Orchiata Bark ??

    thank you - i heard it was "aged", so wondered if it behaved differently? or whether you limed it more often? or presoaked it .
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    Kiwi bark or Orchiata Bark ??

    We are no longer able to get Orchiata bark in the UK. What are peoples experience of Kiwi Bark? Any tips/hints or experience you can share? thanks
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    Paphiopedilum Urbanianum

    Fabulous !! any tips on growing them ?
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    Paphiopedilum fairrieanum f. bohlmannianum

    can you please explain - i thought fma bohlmannianum was used for the pigmentation free green forma - and any pink tinge made it a standard fairreanum - am i wrong?
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    Very dry plants

    Give them a good soak as Ray says - bet you end up with a load of flowers in 3-6 months through this stress/trigger period! please come back to us.
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    Special Jewel Orchid PDF from COC

    Thanks for sharing!! so helpful. We have just imported some flasks, so great timing!
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    Paph sangii

    Noted - i have repotted - we use rain water and the ph today is around 5.6 - though it varies above and below that month by month basis. think it is wise to cut the leaves back?? past the brown parts
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    Paph sangii

    It is microSiemens - sorry for causing alarm. what do you think the best course of action for me is??
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    Paph sangii

    microSiemens - my bad - i always forget to use the right capital! apologies
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    Paph sangii

    Ph is around 6.2 after the salts have been dissolved and the water corrected.
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    Paph sangii

    Repotted on the 1/12/18 - Bark and Pumice. do you think the brown tips of leaves indicates salt leaves too high??
  12. Elite Orchids

    Paph sangii

    Hi, I wondered if anyone has seen these brown markings before on the leaves and can explain what is going on? It is Paph sangii, it is growing along side similar species that can be tricky and they are all quite happy. i have had it for 5 years and it slowly grows, it has a couple of roots...
  13. Elite Orchids

    Paphiopedilum helenae

    i'll do some digging - thank you
  14. Elite Orchids

    Paphiopedilum helenae

    can you please explain the term "Edema" i have never some across that term, but have seen the odd plant with leaves like yours.
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    Wentworthianum ( finally)

    is it in a clear pot? what are the roots like?
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    Wentworthianum ( finally)

    congratulations!! well done
  17. Elite Orchids

    Wentworthianum

    developing slowly - what are your thoughts??
  18. Elite Orchids

    Wentworthianum

    yes very similar orchidata and pumices 66% 33% . deep shade, air pot - had it for over a year. not a lot of roots on it yet, but hoping the next 2 growths will change that - thanks for the tip
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    Wentworthianum

    hi all, i noticed the seedpod was very swollen already so took a look and i believe it has selfed itself with the polliniae bending forwards and making contact, i have therefore taken some of the other pollen and added it. i got the plant a little while ago as i had a milestone birthday and...
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    Wentworthianum

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