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my first shadehouse

This is a discussion on my first shadehouse within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; my first orchid shade house: the whole album is here: xristie9 | Orchideovnik ? rajce.net...

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    Wink my first shadehouse

    my first orchid shade house:
    the whole album is here:xristie9 | Orchideovnik ? rajce.net


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    That looks great.

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    Very neat.Your orchids must love it. Congrats.

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    Very nice work. I bet you get lots of blooms in there!

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    some of them experienced a growing boom, but vandas and potinaras realy dont look to be liking it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by xristie9 View Post
    some of them experienced a growing boom, but vandas and potinaras realy dont look to be liking it...
    Based on your image of the thermometer and hygrometer, it may be a bit too dry and cold for the vandas.
    They like it really humid and warm.

    The potinaras should be ok with that microclimate as long as they get plenty of air circulation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wetfeet101b View Post
    Based on your image of the thermometer and hygrometer, it may be a bit too dry and cold for the vandas.
    They like it really humid and warm.

    The potinaras should be ok with that microclimate as long as they get plenty of air circulation.
    I recently spotted one bloom spike on one vanda, could be the effect of warmer days, which were last week. But yes, I think it is cold for them in the night,12-14celsius.

    Potinaras... I am not sure, first I the leafes went dark red because of the sun, so I had to move them more in the shade, but I spotted no growing developent so far. The air circulation is ok, the net arround is permeant. It is not a cloth.

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