Category: Cattleya Alliance

CATTLEYAS: Flowers Open Prematurely

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Cloudy weather causes short-day effect and stimulates flowering; weak light causes lack of carbohydrates. A77-619 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

CATTLEYAS: Hereditary Influences

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago In breeding they have certain dominant characteristics; refer to A60-14 Read More

CATTLEYAS: How to Delay Blooming

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago On other than C. mossiae try 65 deg.F night temperature November 1 to January 25 or 30, then drop to 55 deg. to May 1, then up to 60 to 65 deg. to flower. A78-909 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Leads; Only One of Four New Ones Produced Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago This is not uncommon due primarily to culture, but parentage is a factor; try good culture first. A67-1010 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Leaves as Indicators

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Avoid plants with red color unless all the seedlings show red; avoid pleated or irregular leaves. ODA78(l)23 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Leaves with Hooks on Their Ends

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A pronounced hook to the leaf indicates an award-potential plant; also the lower third of the leaf will be the widest. ODA78(l)23 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Light Requirements

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago To flower moderately well they should have 1,500 fc. A79-124; no buds set if daylight exceeds 18 hours. A80-513 Read More

CATTLEYAS: No Bloom on C. Mary Schroeder with 20 Pseudobulbs, Half with Sheaths

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Use night temperature of 55 deg.F, not 68 deg.F.; divide plant. A79-4 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Weak Growths in the Winter Because of Lack of Sun

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Do not remove weak growths, they produce photosynthates. A71-609 Read More

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