Category: Dendrobiums

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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: How to Get Them to Bloom

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago Grow warm and humid until Labor Day then move them to the cymbidium house, slightly reduce watering until Christmas when growths are complete; return to warm house for flowering in about 60 days. O... Read More
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: New Growth Rots in July and September

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago Several diseases can cause the injury; water early in the day and only enough. A72-55 Read More
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Minimum Optimums

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 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
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Old Canes

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago If plump and good, keep on plant; if old and weak, remove. A69-1003 Read More
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Pot Size

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago Relative to pseudobulb height; under four inches high (10 cm.) use pot two and three-quarters inch to three inch (7 cm.); canes four to eight inches high use three and a half inch pot; eight to fif... Read More
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Propagation Methods

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 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
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: The Gatton Way to Get Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 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
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DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Too Tall

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago Stunt them by removing the top three or four inches; flowering spike or keikis will appear. F70-116 Read More
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DENDROBIUMS: Breeding with Amphidiploids

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 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
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DENDROBIUMS: Fertilizers for Floriferousness

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 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

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