Category: Dendrobiums

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Minimum Optimums

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Hardcane: 65 deg.F. nights, with 50% relative humidity, and 4,000 fc. winter and 8,000 fc. summer; softcane: 55 deg.F. to 60 deg. nights, with 50% relative humidity and 3,000 fc. winter and 6,000 f... Read More

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Old Canes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago If plump and good, keep on plant; if old and weak, remove. A69-1003 Read More

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Propagation Methods

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Those with runners or rhizomes can be divided like cattleyas; those like Den. lyonii can be split into clumps of pseudobulbs; pendulous types like Den. anosmum may be divided by means of keikis or ... Read More

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: The Gatton Way to Get Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Get them into vigorous growth in February; feed and grow until August with regular fertilizer; in August change to good potash fertilizer; reduce temperature ten to 15 degrees F. at same time for s... Read More

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Too Tall

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Stunt them by removing the top three or four inches; flowering spike or keikis will appear. F70-116 Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Breeding with Amphidiploids

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Species and hybrids with doubled chromosomes in the sections Phalaenanthe and Cerotobium are the backbone of the cut flower industry in Hawaii; standards, objectives, methods; refer to Wll-220 Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Fertilizers for Floriferousness

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Use those which are higher in phosphorous and potassium such as Fenarco 4-7-11, Peter1s Bloom Special 10-30-20, or Miracle Grow 10-15-10. A86-1113 Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Fertilizing

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Experiments prove it is beneficial for both growth and flowering; best results come from applying ratios of 3-3-2 or 5-5-2; for much detail refer to W9-75-(D. pompadour types) Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Fertilizing During Rest Period

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Those that need a rest should be given neither water or fertilizer at that time. A81-122 Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Flower Stems Can Be Cut

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago But unlike phalaenopsis, they are not likely to produce a secondary stem. A82-122 Read More

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