Category: Cymbidiums

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer Changes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Changing from high nitrogen in summer to high phosphorus/potassium in fall is based more on folklore than on fact. SA85-Dec-168 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Fertilizer Program

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago From July to September use 16-3-27 once a week, plus a dry feed of 2 pts. Dried blood, 6 pts. Superphosphate, 2 pts. potash at the rate of 1 tablespoon to a 25cm. pot monthly; in September Dried bl... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Finest Specimens in Nature

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Collectors usually find the best specimens on or near fallen trees where roots can penetrate the rotten wood. A78-713 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flower Colors and Shading

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Greens stay deep and clear, without muddy bronze tones, whites will stay pure (red pigment will not be enhanced) if they are shaded enough so spikes do not weaken; exceptions are reds and dark pink... Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flower Opening

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Temperatures below 50 deg.F. keep the flowers from opening; over 75 deg.F. flower damage is caused. AU79-37 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flower Spike Removal

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Break off with clean hands rather than by cutting, to curtail spread of virus. A62-98 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flower Spike, or Growth Shoot?

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Both originate from the same eyes; outcome is influenced by time of year, day length, temperature fluctuation and sunlight intensity. OD70-238 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flower Spikes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Generally originate from one or more of the basal eyes of the maturing new growth; or, from a year-old growth sometimes just above one that flowered the previous year; rarely on a backbulb. OD70-238 Read More

CYMBIDIUMS: Flowering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Excessive nitrogen in late summer and fall will reduce blooming. OA83-114 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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