Questions tagged [orchids]

Members of the Orchidaceae noted for their elegant flowers.

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Small white egg-like sacs with orchid

I’ve just noticed small white egg-like sacs on the bark of the branch that I use to grow my tongue orchid Dockrillia linguiformis. In fact the sacs are not solid white but appear to be translucent. ...
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Is this moth orchid irretrievably dying?

Leaves have been dying back for some time but the roots always looked fine. But then the leaves completely dried up and I cut them back to see if there were any viable stem. When I found these. The ...
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White orchids in florida that changed to purple?

I have a white orchid plant, this season it produced purple blooms. My neighbor has the same variety as mine, her orchids were still the normal bright white. What happened to mine, too much sun,...
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Need help identifying rust-looking spots on Paphiopedilum

I've had this Paph for about 4 months, and recently it's gotten some spots that I'm not sure whether I should be worried, or if it's natural, or how to take care of it. It's only happening on the ...
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Cymbidium orchid - black spots on the leaves

I bought a cymbidium orchid two days ago. Today I noticed that about 30% of the leaves have black spots on their tips (see the picture). Should I be worried or is it something normal? If it's some ...
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What is this Orchid with Unusually Shaped Petals?

I took a picture of this orchid at the Atlanta Botanical Garden last year in June. If there was a name plate for it, I didn't see it. It's mostly white, with a bit of purple-pink color, has very ...
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should i trim the roots of my phalaenopsis

i was recently repotting some orchids from the hardware store / ikea after watching https://www.youtube.com/MissOrchidGirl some of the roots look like the one being held in the photo, where there is ...
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Saving a Phalaenopsis Orchids

I have an orchid that recently suffered from stem rot, but I could save a leaf and get rid of any rotting or yellow tissue, and there is still a small fold at the bottom. Is it possible for me to save ...
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Tea bag method effectivity

I would like to ask for some of your opinion in using the "tea bag" method (submerging the rhizome part in tea) to rehydrate a shriveled cattleya w/ little to no roots. Maybe some of you could shed a ...
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Recommended plants for a 10cm diameter by 10cm depth hole in a log

I have recently planted up a fernery in my garden and have put in a few old logs for character. A larger log / stump I chiseled in some holes to plant with something such as a small fern, an orchid ...
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Why am I getting some white, bleached leaves on my miltoniopsis?

I have two miltoniopsis divisions that have leaves that are turning white. Any ideas on what the problem might be? They were divided from a larger plant about 4 months ago and are growing in cocnout ...