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LAVA ROCK: A Review of Culture After Two Years Trial

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Red lava rock in clay pots was still ideal for a general collection of cattleyas; phalaenopsis, in plastic pots; vandas in one-inch size rock also in plastic, the same for dendrobiums, equitant onc... Read More
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FLUORESCENT LIGHTS: Optimum Amount for Seedlings in Flasks

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago 40 watt per square foot at twelve inches distance is abundantly adequate. A74-969 Read More
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BENZYLADENINE: For Lateral Bud Development of Paphiopedilums

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago A single application is adequate to stimulate axillary buds from near the stem bases of flowered divisions. A77-415+; A77-934 Read More
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BUDS: Turned Black on Cattleya Skinneri After Half-opening

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Probably caused by too much cold. A76-206 Read More
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BOTRYTIS: Time Lag to Its Visibility

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago It takes normally 10 to 12 hours to show on cattleya flowers. A80-110 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Grown Outside

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago If grown too cold too long and brought in to a warm area after spikes have formed, flowers will not develop properly. RMH Read More
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BUDS: On Paphiopedilums, They Turn Brown, Working Down the Stem

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Probably caused by bacteria; provide good air movement; water early in the day; for additional protection soak plants entire in Natriphene 1:2000 for 15 to 30 minutes. A72-534 Read More
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BLOOMING TIMES: Off Season

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago The flowers are usually different and of poorer color. NH78(1)9 Read More
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BEST PLANTS: Five More Favourites for a Desert Island

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Nanodes medusae, Den. fimbriaturn var. occulatum, Coelogyne ochracea, Cym. Bulbarrow 'Will Stutley", Cycnoches chlorochilon. OR86-263 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Fall Off in the Home

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago The chances are good that the atmosphere in the home in winter is too dry because of low relative humidity, so place the plants on pans of gravel ana water. A83-1156 Read More

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