Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Hours of Sunlight Required to Flower

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago It is recommended that to get them to flower they should have 1770 hours of direct sunlight. NZ86-131 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: In Florida

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago Breeding and growing standard types in central Florida shows that Cym. lowianum, Cym. eburneum, Cym. insigne and some of their crosses are more likely to bloom, A84-154; 172 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: In High Humidity Areas

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago If the humidity is too high the roots both die and produce new ones at the same time; new growths can rot away, OA82-5 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Induced Polyploids

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago Tetraploids induced from diploids will revolution- ize the cymbidium industry, is claim. W9-63 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Intergeneric Crosses

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago Hybrids have been made and documented with such genera as Eulophiella, Bifrenaria, Maxillaria, Zygopetalum; for illus. refer to A87-130 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Keeping-quality Tests

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago For classifications of keeping-quality of four groups of cymbidiums totalling 102 standards and 50 miniatures, both for single flowers and spikes in water alone, or water with a preserver; re- fer ... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Leaves Folding Over

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

CYMBIDIUMS: Mutations in Meristem Propagation

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago Occasionally one occurs which produces a non-blooming strain, accompanied by an easily recognized grassy type of growth. OA83-114 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: New Growth

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago What develops in the fall gives the best spike production; amend the E.C. from August to October; after flowering, if new growth lags temporarily increase the nitrogen in February. OA87-162 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Nutrition

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted almost 4 years ago Trials with seven types of slow-release fertilizers showed Osmocote (8-9 months release rate) plus dolomite and trace elements maintained growth through "summer" at 3kg per cubic metre in the basic... Read More

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