Catasetum saccatum

Catasetum saccatum

Purchased from Equaflora in June 2020, it was my first purchase from this vendor. Amazingly all 4 plants that I bought from them are doing really good. This Catasetum saccatum arrived with rotting bulb but after a while started the new growth and even though it looked pretty skinny still to me – it produced […]

Continue Reading
Aerides houlettiana

Aerides houlettiana

Purchased from Tropical Gardens during summer 2020. Shipment got stuck in transit and plant arrived damaged, rotted through the stem. It was a large plant with large keiki on it, but the way it rotted – saved parts had no roots at all. I am trying to grow the roots on it but it doesn’t […]

Continue Reading
Aerangis biloba

Aerangis biloba

I got this plant from ResQuetzal in June 2017, it was a small plant and a little keiki. I mounted them both on the same mount and now they are both pretty large. Plant grows well and resides in my vandas area. However it doesn’t bloom. It bloomed just one time in August 2018 and […]

Continue Reading
Aerides flabellata

Aerides flabellata

Also known as Vanda flabellata. Received the plant from ResQuetzal in orchid trade during summer 2020. Healthy orchid with many roots, it bloomed previously on each node… Wondering if it will bloom for me. It gets the same care as all my vandas and grows bare rooted in empty clay pot.

Continue Reading
Psychopsis papilio

Psychopsis papilio

Purchased from Crystal Star Orchids in May 2020. There was a spike starting on the plant when it arrived. Spike progressed well and bloomed during summer 2020 with gorgeous flower. Then it produced second bud and bloomed again. Then it stopped blooming and had dried bud sheaths at the end, I thought spike was done […]

Continue Reading
Neofinetia falcata 'Senzai' 千載

Neofinetia falcata ‘Senzai’ 千載

Purchased from Flora Peculia in September 2018, one of my first neofinetia purchases. Miniature bean leaf type, slow growing for me. Senzai means “A thousand years”, that’s probably how long it will take to grow it into the specimen that can bloom. This variety is believed to be hard to bloom and needs many growths […]

Continue Reading
Phragmipedium Predator

Phragmipedium Predator

Purchased from Ecuagenera in July 2020. Phrag. Predator = Phrag. richteri x Phrag. humboldtii Currently there is a main growths and two smaller fans. Plant has decent root system. It grows potted into mix of orchiata with sponge rock with some crushed oyster shell added periodically. I put few pellets of slow release fertilizer on […]

Continue Reading
Miltoniopsis Keiko Komodo pink

Miltoniopsis Keiko Komodo pink

Got the plant from ResQuetzal in July 2020 in our orchid trades. It arrived with two nice plump pseudobulbs, one of them has old spike stump I think. Plant started a new growth promptly and it now is much taller than previous two, so hopefully it will give me some blooms maybe. I grow it […]

Continue Reading