Category: Cymbidiums

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CYMBIDIUMS: Buds, Their Peculiar Twisting

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago When opening, petals have their edges curled inward; no sign of insects; this can be induced by high greenhouse temperatures, especially early in the morning and may be found more in the southeast ... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Buds, Their Sepal "clawing"

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Curling and deforming of flowers can be caused by spraying with an emulsion based concentrate such as Cygon when buds appear; use a wettable powder. A67-449 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: "clawing" of Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Bright morning sunlight after cold nights causes this damage. AU78-143 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Clones Wrongly Named

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Cymbidiums Jean Brummitt AM/RHS, Cym. Pearl 'Magnificum', Cym. Peri 'Rogers', Cym. Trigo 'Royale', Cym. Tapestry 'Zita', among others are almost certainly breeding under false colors. OA79-124 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Color Control in Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Production of red pigments in the bud stage is affected by light intensity; high light causes intensity of color in pinks, pink blushing in whites, muddiness in greens; controls given for whites, i... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Commercial Flower Production Norms

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago One plant takes 10 sq. ft. of space including walk areas; it should produce at least 60 flowers to pay its way, or six top-quality flowers per square foot. A63-897 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Commercial Growing

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago The energy crisis gives an impetus to the move made by growers to establish themselves along the world's 35 deg.F. line, north or south of the equator, where fuel is not required. AU76-128 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Compost of Live Forest Moss

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Not expected to be satisfactory over a long period; would prefer a harder and more fibrous material such as peat moss and bark, for lasting quality. A65-910 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Concolor or Pure-color

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago The advantages of such a flower are: it does not produce any red pigment; when pollen is removed or damage is incurred, the flowers do not turn reddish or collapse; these are assets when the flower... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Concolor or Pure Color

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Albino flowers in the non-orchid genera frequently lack vigor; concolor cymbidiums are weak growers and prone to lose growths to rot, and to lose roots in winter. A079-182 Read More

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