Hybridizing Notes: Odcdm. Tribbles ‘Pacific Pearl’ × Oda. (Shine Gate × Wearside Pattern)

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by Andy Easton

Originally published in The International Odontoglossum Alliance Journal , Supplement Spring 2020 in 2020

Posted by Sys Admin 10 months ago.


This article references Odm. Tribbles, Oda. Shine Gate, Oda. Wearside Pattern.
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This is the classic style flower from Odcdm. Tribbles' hybrids, usually on tall, branched stems and nearly always with the typically triangular Onc. trilobum lip. This is a triploid hybrid as 'Pacific Pearl' is diploid but a very vigorous and fine orchid in itself. Here there is warmth-tolerance but not quite as strong as when a tetraploid Odcdm. Tribbles is the selected parent. I believe the best of this type is Wils. John Miller and as the cross is tetraploid, it opens up a whole new field of hybridizing for warmer climates. These are not your grandfather's Odonts even if they look typical!

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