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    Paph lowii

    Wow awesome and perfect inflorescence
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    Bulbophyllum maquillingense

    Beautiful and unique
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    Dendrobium speciosum

    What is your fertilizer regimen for this ? Awesome flowers and foliage !
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    Paph Hsinying Anita

    Reminds me of kolopakingii or sanderianum
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    Watering woes

    First, I spray medium dose of anti fungi. Let sit for a while. Then flush it with rain water. I can now plant it with this media.
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    Helpful list of tips/tricks for noobs?

    Those paphs were already sick before shipping. Sick from malnutrition.
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    Watering woes

    Paph is burnt when you water it daily. Too much water it will burn the "house" down. Starting by the leaves look pale and unhealthy. The leaves are my mirror into the gut of the media. And I'm also cheap too when mixing a media. I collect dry leaves and branches. They don't collect much humidity...
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    Poor little Paph

    3% of H2O2 is too harsh for sick paph. It even gives death sentence to healthy orchids with that 3%. :p:D Use dithane M-45, dilute the yellow powder in clean water, just make the water slightly yellowish and not too thick. Too thick it can kill orchids too :p:p:p Spray on leaves and roots. If...
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    Bulbophyllum binnendijkii

    Wow, any chance of buying one ?
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    Paphiopedilum lowii

    Trouble with rot ? You mean, black rot ? Do you use tap water which is dirty and you are not aware of ? For critical emergency treatement of sick Paphs. I can only recommend you to dilute a drop of Alaska fish oil in 2 liters of clean water. Use air con water if you don't have rain water. Or...
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    Ask About Dos And Donts Of Paph Care ?

    From my observation, I used to have Paph tonsum, javanicum, supardii, glaucophylum, gigantifolium, lowii in the past. They response immediately when applied with water contained some harsh substance like chlorine and well-known NPK fertilizers brand. It dries out the leaves, they becomes green...
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    Paphiopedilum praestans

    Gorgeous ! What about the fertilizer regimen, please ?
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    Paphiopedilum sanderianum

    Awesome !
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    Paphiopedilum lowii

    I used to have like 6 of these.
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    Paphiopedilum niveum

    It would be nice to have a look inside the media surface :)
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    Ask About Dos And Donts Of Paph Care ?

    Hi, mrhappyrotter and ehanes7612. Thank you for your thourough explanations. I tried to read your comments several times just to absorb the essential meanings of this riddle in growing paphs. Between different genera of orchids, they take different measures too to treat them. I had a...
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    Ask About Dos And Donts Of Paph Care ?

    Hello, Paphiopedillum is not new to me but I often times killed them. Please kindly load me a list of Paph care do's and don'ts : 1. Never mist the leaves on hot days ? 2. Don't spray fertilizer on the leaves ? 3. 4. 5. ........... Thankyou in advance...
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    Paph. Shen-Liu Peri

    Do you spray fertilizer on leaves ? How often ? What kind of fertilizer ? Thanks in advance.
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    Paphiopedilum (Lady Rothschild x gigantifolium)

    I used to have Paph gigantifolium. It just died without reason. Could you tell me about fertilizer, sunlight, media ? This is very rare and expensive paph.
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    Never trust your water 100% when dealing with orchids. Add 1/2 or 1 of teaspoon of Dithane M-45 yellow fungicide into 2 liters of water. Spray it at night to your orchid's bulb roots leaves and into media. Looks like the water you use is very dirty. Also apply this treatment to wild orchids...