Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Space Between Plants

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago A simple rule evolved over time states one full space between two plants; plants too close together have always been the commonest form of cultural suicide. AU79-37 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Temperatures Required to Set Buds

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago For flowers to appear in November to January start cooling the previous March to May to 55-60 deg.F.; for flowers to appear January to March, cool to 55 deg.F. if possible in June to August; some v... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Tetraploids, Spontaneous

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Alexanderi 'Westonbirt'; Pauwelsii 'Comte de Hempjtinne'; Rosanna 'Pinkie'; Shirley 'McBean's' ; Babylon 'Castle Hill'; Babylon 'Carpentier'; Vieux Rose 'Dell Park'; Pearl Easter 'McBean's'; Dorama... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Tissue Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 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: Under Gro-lux Lamps

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago All need high light so are not good for culture under lights; miniatures need a little less light than standards but more warmth. A70-1018 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Leaves Folding Over

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Flopping of leaves is caused by lack of light. A86-479 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Warm Growing

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Eleven years of hybridizing in Belle Glade, Florida to obtain successful plants indicated that Cym. chloranthum and C.parishii, and the Cym. complex ensifolium are most likely the key to success; r... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fungus Spots on Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago Mold settles on nectar exudate and blemishes cut flowers; use a light fog spray from the back of the flower at moderate distance; spraying from the front can disturb the pollen, turn lip black brui... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago They are heavy feeders and require immediately after repotting, especially in bark. A86-382 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Grown Outside

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 5 years ago If grown too cold too long and brought in to a warm area after spikes have formed, flowers will not develop properly. RMH Read More

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