Category: Cymbidiums

Growing Your Cymbidiums

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted about 4 years ago There a large number of both tree growing Cymbidiums as well as ground growing ones. These are easy to grow orchids in general and show tolerance to a wide range of temperatures, especially the epi... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Grown Outside

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 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

CYMBIDIUMS: Shading Green Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Shade them shortly after buds are exposed from the sheath; this prevents red pigments forming to cause muddy coloration later. OA75-179 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Temperatures At Night

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago At a night temperature of 59 deg.F., 10% of plants bloomed; at 54 deg.F., 50% bloomed, and at 46 deg. to 50 deg.F, 100% of test groups bloomed, and with extra spikes. A62-877 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Dividing

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Don't divide right after flowering but wait for new growths to appear to make sure of having flowers next season; even dividing after bud initiation in summer improves regrowth and production. OA87... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Leaves Folding Over

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Flopping of leaves is caused by lack of light. A86-479 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Trace Elements Required

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Main ones are iron, magnesium, molybdenum, and boron. A88-11 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Shipping Spikes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Remove some flowers so the spike can be taped firmly to the box; tuck shredded wax paper between flowers and the box bottom and sides; loop florist cotton 1/4 in. by 3 in. in a full circle under ea... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Short Stemmed

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago May be caused by genetics, some never grow long stems; length can also be controlled by light and night temperature, the warmer the longer. OD67-54 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Deformed Buds and Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Occasionally this is caused by low night temperatures followed by exposure to strong early morning sunlight. AH43 Read More

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