Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago They are heavy feeders and require immediately after repotting, especially in bark. A86-382 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer Program

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago From July to September use 16-3-27 once a week, plus a dry feed of 2 pts. Dried blood, 6 pts. Superphosphate, 2 pts. potash at the rate of 1 tablespoon to a 25cm. pot monthly; in September Dried bl... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer Recommended

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Always add organic additives, especially in flasking media; top-dress plants with heated poultry manure, plus Nitrophoska red (Australia) during growing season. OA80-81At Fred A. Stewart's 30-10-10... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer Changes

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Changing from high nitrogen in summer to high phosphorus/potassium in fall is based more on folklore than on fact. SA85-Dec-168 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flowering

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Excessive nitrogen in late summer and fall will reduce blooming. OA83-114 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flowering Stimulation

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago When spikes are growing, the total quantity of nutrition absorbed increases and the fertilization with a higher E.C. or parts per million, increases quality. OA87-199 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flowers Change Color

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Lips and columns turn abnormal red if the an- ther cap is removed by injury or watering as it makes the flowers age more rapidly and vivid changes are shown. AH86-107 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Genetic Charts

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Family trees of each cymbidium given or, graphic or quantitative genetic charts lead to "profiles", relationships, pre- dictions, models of the ultimate great plants, after which we can all relax a... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Growing Them From Seed

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Select brightly colored flowers for crossing, when pods split in eight to ten months, scatter the seed on the compost of the pod plant having watered it a few hours before; label; perhaps from the ... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Growing Them to Perfection

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Details of successful culture on all points from greenhouse to weed control in the pots; for Australian conditions, refer to A88-9 Read More

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