Category: Dendrobiums

DENDROBIUMS: Leaf Loss

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Many of them are deciduous each year in winter; it is caused mainly by day length and the need for less light and water. F86-13 Read More

DENDROBIUMS: Medias

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Those from Thailand do best in a sphagnum-bark mix, or pure sphagnum because of their need for moisture; others used are a very coarse bark and polystyrene mix, or, even in a fine river grit alone.... Read More

DENDROBIUMS: To Start Flower Nodes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago In softcane types spray Di-hydrogen Orthophosphate two, three times at fortnightly intervals at 1/2 tpg. AU85(3)-35 Read More

DENDROBIUM PHALAENOPSIS: Pot Size

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 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

BLACK MOLD: On Dendrobiums

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Probably arises from the punctures made by aphids; eliminate them with Piramor at 3 grams to 2 gallons of water, or with Malathion at ltpg. plus 1/2 teaspoon of a wetting agent, or 10 drops of dish... Read More

DENDROBIUM AGGREGATUM: Watering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago After growths are completed, water lightly only to preserve plumpness and mature growths. A67-139 Read More

Repotting Your Dendrobiums

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted over 4 years ago Dendrobiums orchids range from tiny to very large (sometimes, overhanging) stems. Whatever the size, dendrobiums are considered as delicate orchids, needing extra care. These orchids can be evergre... Read More

Dendrobium farmeri - Farmer's Dendrobium

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted over 4 years ago This is an Asian epiphyte that grows in humid tropical as well as sub-tropical regions of Asia. In its natural home, this orchid is generally seen growing on the main trunk of tall trees far away f... Read More

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