Category: Cattleya Alliance

Small Wonders

Author is Ken Slump, posted about 2 months ago Tempting Choices to Grow Where Space is Limited MANY POPULAR ORCHID SPECIES and their hybrids eventually grow to become sizeable plants. While a specimen-size standard cattleya or angraecum in... Read More

Orchid Scents

Author is Ken Slump, posted about 2 months ago Flowers Stimulate the Senses with Fragrances Ranging from Foul to Flattering MOST CORSAGE BUYERS AND recipients would probably tell you that while orchids are commonly regarded as the most exo... Read More

The Catt House

Author is Ken Slump, posted 5 months ago Cattleyas Set the standard by Which Other Genera Can Be Grown IN ORCHID LITERATURE AND discussions, it is common to read or hear references to “typical orchid conditions” or “basic orchid cult... Read More

CATTLEYA BLOSSOM BROWN NECROTIC STREAK DISEASE: Characteristics

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Occurs in Australia; symptoms described by its name; no leaf symptoms; is sudden and destructive; may be a complex of viruses. OD68-149 Read More

ALGAE: Control in Cattleya House

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Physan 20 may be too expensive; Phygon is cheaper for use on evaporative cooling pads. A74-969 Read More

BRASSOLAELIOCATTLEYAS: Flowers Last Only Eight Days, Why?

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Temperatures day and night may be slightly off, 65 deg.F at night fall and winter is too high, and 70 to 75 deg.F. is below daytime optimum. A73-208 Read More

BLACK ROT: Tips of New Cattleyas Turn Brown

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Caused by a fungus; remove all infected growth; soak pot and plant in 1/2 tpg. Dexon-35 or Benlate. A72-686; F69-94 Read More

BLACK ROT: On Cattleyas

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Control with Truban or Dexon-35; Truban is gaining favor over Dexon-35; drench or soak in 1 tpg. A72-341; A75-680; A79-1112; use Tersan or Fermate. S198 Read More

B. DIGBYANA VAR. FIMBRITELA: Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Takes practically full sunlight, liberal watering and a night temperature of 60 deg. F. A63-390 Many are reluctant to flower; buy only those with evidence of flowering; hang high and dry; if it ... Read More

BLACK TIPS: On New Shoots on Cattleyas

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago If the blackening does not progress rapidly it is probably not due to disease but excessive use of fertilizer. A72-1100 Read More

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