Hi Everyone, it’s Annabel, welcome back to my channel!
In todays video we are going to look at the beautiful oncidium sharry baby, as well as a quick discussion on care and how I am growing this orchid. I hope you enjoy! Please see below for relevant links, including a research paper on leaf spotting.
Link to Orchid Roots page for the Sharry Baby:
Link to more care info:
Link to a researchgate conference paper on leaf spotting in the Sharry Baby:
Summary- Higher temperature positively correlates with leaf spotting, potentially by driving more rapid vegetative growth. No negative effect on plants.
Link to my fertilizing video:
Hope you enjoy the video!
Check out my Teespring for Orchid Print Clothing + Merch!
Products Used + More Information Below:
My Orchid Room
Artificial lighting supplemented with daylight.
RHS Alpine Horticultural grit- non wicking pebble top layer : https://amzn.to/2PDzPQA
LECA – Canna Aqua Brand: https://amzn.to/2Z5sPPy
Pumice : Medium grade ~10mm LAVA-LITE : https://amzn.to/34C14PY
Synthic: UK supplier http://www.dartfrog.co.uk/epiweb/
Seramis : https://amzn.to/2QdyP59
Sphagnum moss by Besgrow
Perlite: https://amzn.to/2Z3PBY7 (I mix heavily with moss)
Cool white LAP ‘4000K’ under cabinet lighting- Screwfix https://www.screwfix.com/p/lap-ykt5bf1-l110-t5-led-linear-linkable-cabinet-striplight-cool-white-15w-1112mm/5137r#product_additional_details_container
GEMMA 50w LED modular COB grow lights: https://www.gemma-led.com/cob-grow-light-50w-watt
GEMMA 100w LED COB plant light: https://www.gemma-led.com/cob-plant-light-100w-watt
GEMMA have kindly provided a 10% off discount code for anyone who is interested in purchasing any of their lights! This is valid until 01/01/21. Just pop OrchidRoom in at the checkout 🙂
Mars Hydro TS600 for Vandas/ High light orchids
MARSHYDRO TS600 Amazon Links:
Wire shelving, Hartleys direct: https://www.hartleysdirect.com/hartleys-180cm-5-tier-adjustable-wire-shelving-unit.html
Metal shelving IKEA: https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/storage-furniture/shelving-units-systems/mulig-shelving-unit-white-art-60224163/
DIY Self watering pots, DIY Semi hydro pots
DIY Self watering pots made with IKEA Nekjon outer mask https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/decoration/plants-pots-stands/nejkon-plant-pot-white-art-80285792/ and various 15cm clear internal orchid pot
Wick for self watering pots: https://amzn.to/2sMuWM7
DIY semi hydro pots, various brands. Square pots used from https://www.oasishomeandhobby.co.uk/searchanise/result?q=acrylic+cube with semi hydro holes drilled in for reservoir.
Self watering pots with water level gauge:
Lechuza mini deltini: https://amzn.to/2sKHuny
or other brand: https://amzn.to/2S5o4UL
Mini USB fans from Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Z9zpon
Vanda baskets purchased from Roellke Orchideen and Peter White Orchid accessories
Find me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/annabel.minton/
Be sure to look out for more care tutorials to follow!
View original video here.