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December 4, 2014 by nursiah perkasa

Dendrobium Sonia grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a free draining medium.

 

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December 6, 2014 by babymudflow

Aranda Bandaraya Ku grows in bright indirect light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 80% humidity in summer and less humidity in cooler months. Ideally grown mounted or in baskets and watered daily.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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BEAUTIFUL!

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Stunner!

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December 9, 2014 by Jo

Iwanagara Apple Blossom grows in bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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December 11, 2014 by kathy

Slc. Rajah's Ruby 'Sweetheart' grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a free draining medium.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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December 20, 2014 by Claudia Uribe

Cattleya Medio Dapa grows in bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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December 28, 2014 by Claudia Uribe.

Guarianthe borinqueña grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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December 27, 2014 by LizM

Phragmipedium Eumelia Arias grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Do not let mature plants dry out between waterings. Plant in a plastic pot in a medium that drains well and retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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December 30, 2014 by Claudia Uribe

Isochilus linearis grows in dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 75-80% humidity in summer to 65% in late winter. Water often during active growth in a free draining medium. Reduce water in fall.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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All great plants and photos.  I especially love Liz's Phragmipedium Eumelia Arias.

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January 1, 2015 by Claudia Uribe

Lc. Mildred Rives x Memoria Robert Strait grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Pot in a fast draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 4, 2015 by kathy

Dendrobium Jonathan's Glory 'Dark Joy' grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Water often during active growth and reduce water in cooler months. Plant in a fast draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 7, 2015 by kathy

Cymbidium ensifolium 'ChunLei' grows in dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 75-80% humidity in summer and fall, dropping to 60-65% humidity in late winter and spring. Water frequently in summer and reduce water in cooler months maintaining dampness. Plant in a fast draining medium that retains moisture. I often use pumice in the top third of the pot.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 10, 2014 by Claudia Uribe

Cattleya mossiae grows in Venezuela in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 75-80% humidity. Water frequently during active growth and reduce water in cooler months. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Plant in a fast draining medium. They like good air circulation.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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BEAUTIFUL!

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January 13, 2015 by coolmanj

Paph. Valerie Tomkin x Paph. Maudiae grows in dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants must not dry out between waterings. Plant in a plastic pot in a fast draining medium that retains moisture. 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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Kathy,,,that is a nice phsp. I needto gotback to growing them.

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January 15, 2015 by kathy

Phalaenopsis wilsonii grows in shade to dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 80-90% humidity in summer. Best mounted and watered daily.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 17, 2015 by kathy

Lycaste Memoria Eric Bullinger (not registered) grows in shade to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 80% humidity. Keep moist in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 22, 2015 by coolmanj

Paphiopedilum gratrixianum grows in shade to dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 75-85% humidity in late spring to fall and 55% humidity in late winter. Keep moist but not soggy and gradually reduce water in winter, letting them dry somewhat between waterings.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 26, 2015 by coolmanj

Paphiopedilum Pinocchio grows in shade to dappled medium light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Do not let mature plants dry between waterings. Plant in a plastic pot in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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Love this paph.  

 

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January 28, 2015 by kathy

Cattleya Tokyo Life grows in indirect bright light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Plant in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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January 31, 2015 by nursiah perkasa

Dendrobiums (bigibbum or superbiens types) grow in indirect bright light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 50-70% humidity and like good air circulation. Water often in warm months and reduce water in colder months. Plant in a free draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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February 3, 2015 by kathy

Cymbidium tracyanum grows in indirect bright light in cool temperatures. They thrive in 70-80% humidity in summer, dropping to 50% in late winter to early spring. Water often in warm months and reduce water in colder months. Plant in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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There is tracyanum.  Love the stripes and dots!

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February 9, 2015 by faybill

Dendrobium bigibbum Lady Hamilton 'Red Flare' grows in indirect bright light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 70-80% humidity and like good airflow. Water often in warm months and reduce water in colder months. Keep misted but water rarely in winter months. Plant in a free draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size. They can also be mounted.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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February 15, 2015 by kathy

Sarcochilus Melody 'Southern' grows in dappled medium light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 80% humidity in summer and like good airflow. Best grown mounted or a basket but can be grown in pots in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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Very nice Kathy, you should be proud of that one..   

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Sydney, Australia

Jo
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This one is especially adorable!

 

kathy
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I definitely am, Rob! We have our show this weekend and I am bringing it!

Western Massachusetts, USA

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Good luck, it looks like a winner!!!!!!

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Sydney, Australia

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February 19, 2015 by kathy

Laelia Canariensis 'Golden Glow' grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must dry out between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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February 24, 2015 by faybill

Cymbidium hybrids grow in bright indirect light in cool temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Mature plants must not dry out between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 2, 2015 by nursiah perkasa

Dendrobium Burana Charming grows in bright indirect light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Keep moist in spring and summer during active growth and reduce water in fall. Grow in a free draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 8, 2015 by kathy

Dendrobium unicum grows in Northern Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in warm to cool temperatures. They thrive in 80-85% humidity in summer, tapering to 55% in winter. Keep moist in spring and summer during active growth and reduce water in fall. In late winter, plants may dry between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium in a pot or mounted.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 11, 2015 by faybill

Zygoneria Black Magic (Zygo. Arthur Elle x Zga. Adelaide Meadows) grows in dappled medium light in warm to cool temperatures. They thrive in 40-70% humidity. Water heavily during active growth just as medium begins to dry. If leaves fall off in winter (deciduous), stop watering till new growth appears. Grown in a free draining medium typically in a pot.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 15, 2015 by kathy

Bulbophyllum bicolor grows in China, Thailand, and Vietnam in shade to dappled medium light in warm to cool temperatures. They thrive in 80% humidity most of the year, dropping to 70% in late fall and early winter. Water heavily during active growth. Grow in a free draining medium that retains moisture but is not soggy. They can also grow mounted.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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I loved seeing this up close and personal when I was at your place.  It is a keeper!

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March 19, 2015 by coolmanj

Paphiopedilum Bo-Ying Chow (Pinocchio x bellatum) grows in shade to dappled medium light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants must not dry out between waterings. Grow in a plastic pot in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 22, 2015 by coolmanj

Phragmipedium Eric Young grows in dappled medium light in warm temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants must not dry out between waterings. Grow in a plastic pot in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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March 27, 2015 by Jo

Phal. Taida Sunflower Boy 'Taida Apollo' grows in shade in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants can dry slightly between waterings. Grow in a plastic pot in a free draining medium that retains moisture.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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April 2, 2015 by kathy

Encyclia cordigera x grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 60-65% humidity in winter and spring and 80% during active growth. Mature plants can dry slightly between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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April 8, 2015 by nursiah perkasa

Dendrobium Aridang Green x D. Olive Green grows in bright indirect light in hot temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Keep moist in summer during active growth. Grow in a free draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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April 15, 2015 by kathy

Phalaenopsis Mini Mark 'Holm' grows inshade in warm temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants can dry slightly between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium that retains moisture in a plastic pot.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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This one is adorable!

 

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April 23, 2015 by coolmanj

Phalaenopsis hybrids grow in shade in warm temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Mature plants can dry slightly between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium that retains moisture in a plastic pot.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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April 29, 2015 by coolmanj

Paphiopedilum Gina Short grows in shade to dappled medium light in warm to hot temperatures. They thrive in 60-70% humidity. Do not let mature plants dry out between waterings. Grow in a free draining medium that retains moisture in a plastic pot.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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May 4, 2015 by Aussie Robert

Dendrobium Avril's Gold grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 50-60% humidity. Keep moist in spring and summer during active growth. Reduce water in cooler months. Grow in a free draining medium in a pot that is small for the plant size.

Western Massachusetts, USA

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May 7, 2015 by faybill

Bulbophyllum rothschildianum grows in dappled medium light to bright indirect light in cool to warm temperatures. They thrive in 85% humidity in summer and 60-70% humidity in early winter. Keep moist in spring and summer during active growth. Reduce water in late winter to early spring. Grow in a free draining medium.

 

Western Massachusetts, USA

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