Tygerberg Orchid Group

Tygerberg Orchid Group

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Well, the show is almost upon us, tomorrow is the day of setup, to the most amazing show ever. So it starts on Thursday so it's not a show to be missed. So share share share and share some more
Where can one buy Osmocote in the western cape ??
Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum
Paphiopedilum moquetteanum
Paphiopedilum venustum
Paphiopedilum sanderianum
Paphiopedilum philippinense var. alba
Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum var esquirolei
Paphiopedilum liemianum
Paphiopedilum lowii
Paphiopedilum primulinum var. purpurascens
Paphiopedilum primulinum

Tygerberg Orchid Group web site: http://tygerbergorchidgroup2012.com/ Tygerberg Orchid Group (TOG) was established in 1985. We are an Orchid Society active in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town Metropole area, in the Western Cape, in South Africa.

The group aims to promote the interest and participation in propagation, culture and hybridization of all orchid genera, thereby elevating the standard and quality of the plants. We promote these ideals in the Tygerberg, Northern Suburbs area, in the Western Cape, by recruiting members, from any walk of life, who are interested in cultivating and growing orchids. We share the knowledge we have abo

Operating as usual

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 06/09/2021

Posted by Carel Fourie yesterday.
Holothrix randii in the mountain this morning

[09/06/21]   Marko Baie geluk met verjaardag aan die jongste lid van TOG. Hoop jy kry n heerlike koek. Hope the year ahead is a good one. Blessings

[09/05/21]   Baie geluk Roy met die verjaardag. Ons hoop dit was 'n fantastiese dag. Van al die Tygerberg vriende.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 05/09/2021

One of our members orchids Well done Greg.

26/08/2021

New plants now available online 😊✨

20/08/2021

Cym Mighty Tracey "15 spikes" Wessel one of our members.

Cym Mighty Tracey "15 spikes" Wessel one of our members.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 17/08/2021

Beautiful orchids from Frik a member of TOG.

14/08/2021
13/08/2021

#funfactfriday 🤩 these still plants are truly amazing !

10/08/2021

Johan beautiful Cymb. One of our members at TOG.

Johan beautiful Cymb. One of our members at TOG.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 09/08/2021

Kloof, Kzn
Eulophia parviflora and Bonatea porrecta

09/08/2021
Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 08/08/2021

Beautiful orchids from Lionel.

08/08/2021

Beautiful one of our members.

Beautiful one of our members.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 07/08/2021

One of our members orchids. Beautiful Chris.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 06/08/2021

Beautiful all from Abraham.

30/07/2021

A beautiful Cymbidium from Christo.

A beautiful Cymbidium from Christo.

15/07/2021

A tip from Abraham.

A tip from Abraham.

15/07/2021

Paph. Bourneva

Paph. Bourneva

15/07/2021

Paph. Vesta hunter nice Roy

Paph. Vesta hunter nice Roy

15/07/2021

P.s.t helier x lockinge ruby. One of Roy's

P.s.t helier x lockinge ruby. One of Roy's

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 13/07/2021

Orchid from Chris a member. Beautiful and well grown.

13/07/2021

Our meeting for July has been cancelled due to covid19 regulations. Hope to have a meeting in August. Please keep safe.

Our meeting for July has been cancelled due to covid19 regulations. Hope to have a meeting in August. Please keep safe.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 12/07/2021

Post by Fredy
Disperis capensis - Silvermine area

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 11/07/2021

Stunning orchids from Abraham.

01/07/2021

Name of most of orchid suppliers in South Africa. They all have websites.

Name of most of orchid suppliers in South Africa. They all have websites.

01/07/2021

All the orchid group's in South Africa affiliated to SAOC. It is good practice if you are growing orchids to join a group.

All the orchid group's in South Africa affiliated to SAOC. It is good practice if you are growing orchids to join a group.

[07/01/21]   We have all seen this starting today but just in case you have not please read.
In line with the POPI Act as admin of any group on whatsapp, facebook, teams etc we are required to share this before 1 July 2021.

“The compliance due date for the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”), being 30 June 2021, is steadfastly approaching. This deadline brings a few changes.

One of these changes is that the administrators will be required to obtain your consent for being part of this FB group. As such, you are herewith notified that you are entitled to refuse such consent and you may exercise such a right by leaving this group.

*Should you elect to remain in this group, it will be accepted that you have consented to being a part of this group and to your personal information (being your name) being noticeable to any person in this group.

In this regard, we implore on all members of this group not to make use of such personal information for whatsoever reason, without obtaining the consent of the relevant person.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 28/06/2021

Post thanks to Camilla Christie.
It's that time again. Big population of Mystacidium venosum on south-facing forested cliffs near Makhanda. Most plants in flower but some, especially those higher up the rise, were still in bud.

Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 19/06/2021

Hey good news one of our members took photos🤗....

19/06/2021

We had 11 members at our meeting was very nice with covid19 regulations.
Talk was about potting medium and where to get a good mix. Was very good interactions from all members.
Thank you Walter for opening up your house to us, we know where you stay now.... Thanks to Abraham and Carine for all your work you put in.
There were 10 beautiful orchids on the planet table...sorry I did not take photos forgot or was to lazy😊. Plant sales went well too.
Watch this space for the date place of our next meeting in July, covid19 allowing.

We had 11 members at our meeting was very nice with covid19 regulations.
Talk was about potting medium and where to get a good mix. Was very good interactions from all members.
Thank you Walter for opening up your house to us, we know where you stay now.... Thanks to Abraham and Carine for all your work you put in.
There were 10 beautiful orchids on the planet table...sorry I did not take photos forgot or was to lazy😊. Plant sales went well too.
Watch this space for the date place of our next meeting in July, covid19 allowing.

31/05/2021

Extremely rare Cape orchid deceives male beetle into having s*x for pollination

Nearly extinct Disa forficaria disguises itself as a female beetle and then have its way with the male beetle. The world’s first orchid that s*xually exploits longhorn beetles.
By Dr Callan Cohen (UCT)

Extremely rare Cape orchid deceives male beetle into having s*x for pollination

Nearly extinct Disa forficaria disguises itself as a female beetle and then have its way with the male beetle. The world’s first orchid that s*xually exploits longhorn beetles.
By Dr Callan Cohen (UCT)

[05/28/21]   From our members at TOG we want to wish our President a Happy birthday Abraham, have a wonderful day and a great year. 🎉

27/05/2021

Had to share this one it's stunning

Mystacidium capense (L.f.) Schltr., Orchideen: 597 (1914).
The cultivar shown is Mystacidium capense 'Carrie Chu' CCE-FCC/AOS.

Mystacidium capense is a hot to warm growing epiphyte from South Africa at elevations of sealevel to around 700 metres.
Grown and photographed by Don Brown.
Photo © Don Brown.

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Photos from Tygerberg Orchid Group's post 23/05/2021

The plants on our Plant Table at yesterday's meeting...

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Baie geluk met jou verjaarsdag mag dit vir jou n mooi jaar wees Annalize Niemand

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