Category: Cymbidiums

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CYMBIDIUMS: Backbulbs, Starting

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Pot them in perlite in plastic pots covering the bulbs to two-thirds of their height. A74-205 Removal of new growth from a backbulb to induce another growth may best be done when the first new g... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Bleed Lips

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Is usually caused by pollination removal of the anther cap and injury to the labellum; causes reddish coloration of the lip; does not occur in albinos. AU78-143 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Blisters on Backs of Sepals and Petals, Cause

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Red spiders cause them, if they are without discoloration; aphids cause discolored spots and necrotic lesions. A64-693 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Blooming Frequency From the Same Bulb

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Most modern hybrids will bloom a second time from a green bulb but rarely for a third year. C71-199 Read More
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CYMBIDIUM HOUSE: Suitable for Cool-growing Botanical Species

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Companion plants can include the following, all aromatic: Cattleya citrina, Epidendrum tampense; Laelia autumnalis, Lycaste aromatica, Odonttoglossum pulchellum; Oncidium ornithorhynchum, Stanhopea... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Brittleness in Half-grown Stems

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago If breakage is frequent it can be attributed to a boron deficiency; dissolve one level teaspoon of borax in 1 quart of water, take one level teaspoon of the solution and put that in one quart of wa... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Appearance

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Liquid insect sprays applied when buds are appearing may cause them to distort and malform. OD70-239 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Blast

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago During fall months spikes that are exposed to strong sunlight may "blast"; it is aggravated by cool to cold nights with low humidity by day; aphids may also be a cause. A66-408 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Fall

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago A problem after buds have developed at 50 deg.F.; avoid removing them to a location where night temperature exceeds 58 deg.F. because buds will likely fall off. OA79-184 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Buds and Flowers with Pimples

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Red spider can enter the loosely encasing final sheath on the spike and can attack the buds just before their emergence; damage is noticed near flowering size; spray early or before spikes get a go... Read More

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