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Setting Up A Terrarium

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Many orchid growers graduate from the windowsill to a terrarium in order to better control environmental conditions, especially humidity, for their plants. An old aquarium can be used for this purp... Read More

Getting Orchids Ready For Fall/Winter

Author is Liese, posted over 8 years ago Even though it’s early September, fall seems to be in the air. The days are slowly getting shorter, the nights cooler, and some trees are even beginning to lose their leaves. The kids are back in s... Read More

Eria rosea

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago This is a small sized member of a large family related to the dendrobriums which is native to China and Hong Kong. Plants bloom in the spring and as the name suggests, they bear 3 to 4 rose colo... Read More

Goodyera daibuzanensis

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Goodyera daibuzanensis is one of the popularly called Jewel Orchids known for their lovely foliage rather than for their flowers which are generally not very interesting, picture of flower. Terrari... Read More

Eurychone rothschildiana

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago Eurychone rothschildiana is a Ugandan species which looks like a Phalaenopsis, and can be grown like a one. They have beautiful large, oval, wavy, stiff olive green leaves with green flowers that h... Read More

Mealy Bugs

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Mealy bugs are one of the more serious of pests on orchids, fortunately they are less likely to appear in orchid collections. They are closely related to scale and are very similar in appearance to... Read More

Fall Orchid Growing Tips

Author is Susan Taylor, posted over 8 years ago Repot Fall is a good time to repot those orchids which have already bloomed and are going into a rest period or growing pseudobulbs which will mature over the winter. With cooler weather the trans... Read More

Summer In South Florida

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 8 years ago These are a few things, in no particular order, that you might wish to consider that could help your plants through what is often a very difficult growing season in South Florida. It’s hot and t... Read More

Lubber Grasshoppers

Author is Susan Jones, posted over 8 years ago One of the largest and slowest moving grasshoppers, lubbers can attain 3 inches (7.5 cm) in length at maturity, and cause a great deal of damage to an orchid collection. Different species are found... Read More

Vanda cristata

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago Vanda cristata Lindl. 1833 Distribution: Himalayas, Tibet and Assam Vanda cristata is found at between 1200-2300 m in the Himalayas (Garhwal to Bhutan), Tibet and Assam (Khasia). Vanda crista... Read More

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