Category: Propagation

SEEDLINGS: Cymbidiums Planted in Flats of Sphagnum Moss

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Moss is dead, obtained from Wisconsin, comes in bales of five cu.ft. and bought at florists' supply center; soak it in water, roll into bundles, place in flats, flatten with concrete block so it is... Read More

SELFING: Use Pollen From the Same Flower or From Another Flower on the Same Plant

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago They are equally effective, but pollinate only on mature fresh flowers. A66-134 Read More

FLASKS: Magenta Vessels

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Cubical shaped, light weight plastic culture flasks or containers, easy to ship, etc.; advt. A84-1345 Read More

FLASKS: Of Seedlings for the Beginner

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Contrary to accepted wisdom, beginners can learn a lot from caring for them from the flask; something new can be learned; there's nothing to lose except ignorance. Ca82(6)-5 Read More

MERISTEMMING: Cymbidium Excisions Photographed in Color

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Nine color photos show the progressive stages in excision of a meristem; refer to A71-580+ Read More

CLASSIFICATION: Why it Keeps Changing

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For the scientific reasons, refer to W11-153 Read More

SEED: Cattleya

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago How to grow a pod removed 80 days after pollination: use the usual green pod technique. A71-609 Read More

SEEDLINGS: Runts

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago If retardation is not caused by culture the plants should be weeded out. A76-611 Read More

ALBA TYPES: Detecting in Cymbidium Seedlings

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Checking foliage is not always positive; pigmentation or lack of it is not definitive; highly pigmented plants is best possibility. OA71-29 Read More

ALBINOS: Meaning

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A condition where plant pigmentation is nearly or completely lacking in the flower. A80-867 Read More

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