Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums

The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!

  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"

Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.

YES! I want to register an account for free right now!

Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Some blooms would be a nice change

This is a discussion on Some blooms would be a nice change within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; A Dawinara-Vandafinetia cross. It has been at least a year since it last bloomed for ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    pavel's Avatar
    pavel is offline change is the only constant
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    whatever will bloom
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Member's Country Flag

    Default Some blooms would be a nice change

    A Dawinara-Vandafinetia cross. It has been at least a year since it last bloomed for me and I can't think of any cultural changes that have happened. As you can see, the roots are going to town:

    Haven't had the time or mood to repot it [and yes repotting now will be oh so much "fun" ... not]. Leaves are a medium to light green with some purpling so I would think lightings not an issue.

  2. #2
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is offline Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Member's Country Flag


    I think it needs repotting. Sometime when orchids produce roots like that outside the pot, the ones in the pot are not healthy for some reason. It also helps to stimulate blooms by repotting an orchid that has not bloomed in a while. I think it might be just enough stress to get it going again. Other than that, my recommendation is to still give it more light.


Similar Threads

  1. Title Change
    By Tednz in forum Registration / Login issues
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: January 8th, 2009, 12:32 AM
  2. Help needed to change login name
    By Debbie in forum Registration / Login issues
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: August 31st, 2008, 03:18 PM
  3. When to change fertilizer?
    By Petalsofsugar in forum New Growers: Ask the Senior Members
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: August 26th, 2006, 04:12 PM
  4. Color Change in Catts
    By Diane in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: May 14th, 2006, 07:45 PM
  5. I want to change this for next month
    By LJA in forum RVO's OrchidTalk Contest Winners!
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: July 6th, 2004, 08:12 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.