Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Definition

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Any hybrid with at least one dwarf species as a parent or in its immediate background. OA79-52 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Ten Great Ones

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Chosen by J.Burkey: Amesbury 'St.Treva', Bulbarrow 'Friar Tuck', Changing Times 'Santa Barbara', Cracker-Jack 'Midnight Magic', Dolores Hoyt 'Limelight', Excalibur 'Galahad', Ivy Fung 'Cossack', Mi... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS, NOVELTY: Definition

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Those with a dwarf flowered species in their background. OA79-174 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Drop

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago During hot weather buds drop if the plant has an ancestor C. lowianum 'concolor' which has as its progeny C. Alexanderi 'Westonbirt'. OA86-82 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Soft Pseudobulbs Ooze a Bad-smelling Liquid

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Possibly Erwinia carotovora, bacterial bulb rot; remove all infected bulbs; spray or drench with Agrimycin. A70-1018 Read More

CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Characteristics

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 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

CYMBIDIUMS: Early; Promoting Flowering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago When flowering is completed, feed well and increase the temperatures to stimulate growth as in summer; with correct cooling reduce temperatures particularly at night when growths are maturing; advi... Read More

CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Description

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Lesions are always elongated, sometimes streak-like, are often whitish for a month or two before turning brown-grey or black and are usually slightly sunken. A82-37; place cutting tools, etc., in t... Read More

CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: In Cattleyas

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 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

CYMBIDIUM MOSAIC VIRUS: Symptoms and Spread

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 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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