Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Trace Elements Required

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Main ones are iron, magnesium, molybdenum, and boron. A88-11 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Propagation Methods

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago By division, by back bulbs, by layering and by meristem culture; all described in some detail, refer to OA80-182 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: In Summer

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Do not keep in a hot enclosed area (in California) in summer; they do better in an airy partially shaded location. OA78-139 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Spraying in the Evening

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 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: Temperature Change Required for Flowering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago 25 deg.F. between night and day; moving them outside in summer may result in lack of flowering; cool nights and hot sunny greenhouse days may bring on flowering. OD76-2 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Differ From Odontoglossums

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago They can be grown in the same cool house, but cymbidiums prefer 48 dF (9 dC), low winter nights and Odonts prefer a couple of degrees higher; cyms need more light therefore benefit from outdoors tr... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Divisions

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago How soon do they flower?; blooming age plants after dividing should flower the next season; divide early in April or May; give good culture. A67-812 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Don'ts for Growers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Do not overpot, overwater, allow to dry out, let leaves get direct hot sun, overshade, spray white oil on sunny days, use wet sprays on buds, overfeed with liquid fertilizer, let temperatures rise ... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Early Flowering Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A "cycle of earliness" can be maintained by advancing previous dates of the program; in Europe, dividing and repotting start just after December 25; full bloom by mid-October is achieved for many p... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Deformed Buds and Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Occasionally this is caused by low night temperatures followed by exposure to strong early morning sunlight. AH43 Read More

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