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Mountain Orchids

Discussion in 'Orchid Vendor FYI' started by Jon, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    A+. Darrin made an error on an early December order that I placed, and he fixed it beyond what I was comfortable with. So I placed another order. Man... if you want big fat healthy dracs, order from Mountain. All of the other plants I purchased from him are healthy as well. He has a decent selection of almost impossible to find species. The plants he sells are large for the money, and he charges actual shipping plus $2 for the box. That's a tough find these days.

    The only down side is that I think he was holding out on a couple of plants that I wanted, so that I would return to place another order. ;) I don't really mind, because I'd buy from him again without hesitation.
     
  2. Kyle

    Kyle Member

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    I had never heard of them. What did you get? Hopefully Masdevallia richardsoniana and Pleuro amporeana.

    Kyle
     
  3. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    mini-catts Member

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    I have bought from him many times. He has some interesting hard to find plants.
    Peter T.
     
  5. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    I have looked at his web site and even have it saved but never ordered from him...I might have to give him an order this spring ;)
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Yeah, Tom, that's what I meant. I've gone back and correct it so others don't have to go in circles. Thanks.
     
  7. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    I have been VERY HAPPY with the plants I've gotten from Mountain Orchids. No complaints at all. Big plants and good value for the price!
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    He has beautiful plants.
    Matter of fact, I just went to his site and ordered me a couple of plants!
     
  9. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    What did you order MJ?
     
  10. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    Ceratostylis phillipinensis
    Coelogyne speciosa alba 'Mendenhall'
     
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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    They used to have a lot more neat species but for some reason they had not done much for the last few years. I am glad to see something new listed on their site. Nice guy and his plants are always nice.
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    I've never met him although I did see him at the Parkside thing when I attended a few years back. I don't order a lot from him just cause most of his stuff is intermediate temp stuff or cooler but every whip-stitch I'll toss some coin his way. I think I can do these two, we'll see.
    If not, I'll sell them to you. :D
     
  13. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    whip-stitch? Is that knitting talk?
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    LOL, no I don't knit. Tried to crochet once; ended up with a really long strand of crochet.
    I think whip stich is a sewing term. I'm not a seamstress either.
    Unless replacing buttons count.
     
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    I bought a HUGE dracula mopsus from him 2 or 3 years ago that has been divided into many plants since. Very healthy plants. Would buy again! A+++++ :)

    -Chad