Why does orchids die?.. after dsecting a pot of spathoglottis, done by S_anuar from http://oapm.proboards52.com/index.cgi? revelas that the mealy bus deep insde the pot is causing the plant dying.
Well he is applying neem oil bought at http://bgreenfertilizer.googlepages.com/tipmenanamorkiddimalaysia for the treatment.
Need to wait few weeks to be known
White traces on the roots
White traces found on the pot
Mealybusg - the white bugs!
29 February 2008
26 February 2008
Well, here are some photo on bulbophyllum meduse plant, See the psudobulb, What is the best media to growthis bulbophllum?
Well, some people is using perlite mix, (see this http://www.slippertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5435) and some will tied it on a tree bark. Mine?,... hemm still diffcult to maintain the growth on a piece of wood bark. Perhaps to try on perlite and some mix of paddy husks.
Picture courtesy of khairimd.
12 February 2008
Orchids in Langkawi - near sea side!
A walk along the Pantai Cenang of Langakwi Island, up north of Malaysia, reveals some orchids, which barely survive along the sea side, merely a few meters away from the sea level.
2 species of bulbophylum were found:
Yet another small bulbophylum found togther:
My trip to Langkawi Island, North of Malaysia, sometimes in December 2006, allows me to explore the orchids on the island. On top of Gunung Mat Cincang, where it accesible using the cable car, few species of orchids were found at the height of almost 708 meters.
Among of the species found are: