Category: Cymbidiums

Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Root Injury in Potting

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Nearly every root more than two inches gets broken in repotting; this has little effect on the plant's ability to grow and bloom on time. A64-583 Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Sepal Curl

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Can be caused by spraying with an emulsion concentrate insecticide such as Zectran. C71-199; OA78-195; or, by too much wetting agent. C72-122 Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Rot on Leaves, Had Unpleasant Smell

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago May be Erwinia carotovora a virulent bacterial condition; bare root the plant, cut out all rot, soak roots and base in Physan or a good fungicide/bactericide for 1/2 hour, dry out, pot and run dry.... Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Shading Green Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Shade them shortly after buds are exposed from the sheath; this prevents red pigments forming to cause muddy coloration later. OA75-179 Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Shipping Spikes

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Remove some flowers so the spike can be taped firmly to the box; tuck shredded wax paper between flowers and the box bottom and sides; loop florist cotton 1/4 in. by 3 in. in a full circle under ea... Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Short Stemmed

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago May be caused by genetics, some never grow long stems; length can also be controlled by light and night temperature, the warmer the longer. OD67-54 Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: 6n Polyploids

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago New development with potential is the use of 6n crossed with diploids (2n) to produce tetraploids (4n); 6n plants were produced by treating triploids (3n) with colchicine; desirable features of 2n ... Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Soft Pseudobulbs Ooze a Bad-smelling Liquid

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Possibly Erwinia carotovora, bacterial bulb rot; remove all infected bulbs; spray or drench with Agrimycin. A70-1018 Read More
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Space Between Plants

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 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
Orchid doctor

CYMBIDIUMS: Species' Flowering Times in the U.s.

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Cym. eburneum, Feb.-May; Cym. erythrostylum, Sept.-Nov.; Cym. finlaysonianum, April-Sept.; Cym. giganteum, Nov.; Cym. grandiflorum, Feb.; Cym. lowianum, April-June; Cym. pumilum, April-June; Cym. s... Read More

Ailments

(927 articles)

Angraecoids

(40 articles)

Beginners

(9 articles)

Book Review

(3 articles)

Bulbophyllums

(1 articles)

Cattleya Alliance

(89 articles)

Conservation

(16 articles)

Culture

(1329 articles)

Curiosity

(18 articles)

Cymbidiums

(163 articles)

Dendrobiums

(25 articles)

General Discussion

(0 articles)

Oncidium Alliance

(46 articles)

Orchid Doctor

(3579 articles)

OrchidWiz

(25 articles)

Other Genera

(11 articles)

Paph Alliance

(77 articles)

Phalaenopsis

(80 articles)

Pleurothallids

(0 articles)

Propagation

(184 articles)

Scientific

(2 articles)

Site Navigation

(0 articles)

Species

(56 articles)

Travelogue

(1 articles)

Vandaceous

(21 articles)