Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Spotting in Cut Flowers

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago It's related to four causes: disease, insects or pests, physiological spotting, or, mechanical spotting; for much detail refer to OA80-140 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Spraying in the Evening

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago If plants are outdoors in the summer this is a good cultural practice on warm and hot days. OR85-29 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Sterility Problems in Hybrids

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Suspect low-level fertility in the first generation plants can be confirmed by microscopic examination of pollen; refer to OA81-72 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Temperature to Set Buds

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago The low temperature does not matter, it's the swing of about lO dC from day to night, just as the bulb is about to mature that matters. AU84-278 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Temperature to Set Flowers

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Nights in December and early January should be 50 dF or lower temperature, increased to 55 dF a bit later in the season; when the flowers are developing the rise should be to 60 dF; the daytime ran... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Tissue Culture

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Knudson C medium enriched with banana homogenate at lOO gr. produces larger protocorms and millions of them; mericloning has spread virus to epidemic proportions; five ways to prevent its spread; r... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Trace Elements Required

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Main ones are iron, magnesium, molybdenum, and boron. A88-11 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Watering

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago From November to January root absorption is limited, so water lightly at that time especially for the late bloomers; for drainage use styrofoam granules under a layer of rockwool. OA87-163 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Yellows and Greens

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago They do not bloom reliably until they grow up to large tub size. OA83-114 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Meaning

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago This designation refers to the flower size not the foliage, as in Japan. OIE88Jan-9 Read More

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