Category: Cymbidiums

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Growing Your Cymbidiums

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 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
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CYMBIDIUM BACKBULBS: When to Remove From New Growth

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago After backbulb has become established and is well rooted and beginning to form a backbulb of its own, the old bulb can be removed and used to start another growth if it is still plump. A67-45 Read More
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CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Symptoms and Spread

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Leaf mosaic, chlorosis, streaks or necrotic spots are visual in nature but in many plants no foliage symptoms appear; the number and size of flowers are reduced; there is no color-breaking in cymbi... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Characteristics

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Very common in cymbidiums, less so in cattleyas and hybrids, and in phalaenopsis, epidendrum and oncidium; certain lines are infected world-wide; symptoms are highly variable; it usually begins in ... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: In Cattleyas

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Produces more necrotic symptoms than in cymbidiums; dark brown or black sunken rings or streaks which tend to coalesce darkening the whole leaf; the symptoms generally are more pronounced on the up... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Most Common Virus Disease

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Cymbidium Alexanderi 'Westonbirt' is infected in all its divisions; small elongated chlorotic streaks appear on the younger leaves; later widen and elongate and become sharply defined some with isl... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM HOUSE: Suitable for Cool-growing Botanical Species

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Companion plants can include the following, all aromatic: Cattleya citrina, Epidendrum tampense; Laelia autumnalis, Lycaste aromatica, Odonttoglossum pulchellum; Oncidium ornithorhynchum, Stanhopea... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM PUMILUM: Characteristics

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Used to get viable seed as pod-bearing plant; hybrids of it show tendency to flower over many months; succession of spikes is possible; resents greenhouse culture in some places; its hybrids like w... Read More
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CYMBIDIUM TIP BURN: Leaves

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Botrytis. sp. cause leaf tip to become spotted; the spots join up to cause tip to die; powdery masses of spores show; cut off and treat with Tersan or other fungicide. N317 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Analysis of Hybridization

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Percentage composition of species in the lineage provides indication of exhibition quality of the flowers; assumptions of the criteria applied; the norm is 50% C. insigne, 25% C. lowianum, 25% C. e... Read More

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