Category: Cattleya Alliance

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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Breeding

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Bifoliate yellows, bronzes and greens from Brazil, especially the importance and place of C. aclandiae, granulosa, velutina, forbesii; their pros and cons in breeding; habitats and cultivation in f... Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Breeding for Whites

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago If two whites are crossed and one has a C gene and the other an R gene the progeny will all be purple. F86-172 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Bud Drop

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Can be caused by temperature too low for proper development or by a shortage of water, or by the presence of ethylene at a concentration of one part per million or more. OR82-101 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Bud Rot in Sheath

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Caused by rise of amount of moisture in the sheath through excessive watering practice, or a rapid chamge in the temperature such as is caused by the winter sun in a cold greenhouse. F87-123 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Control of Flowering

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago About June 1, cover the plants each night with black cloth draped over a rack completely at 5 P.M. and remove in the morning at 8 A.M.; flowers start in July and peak in August and September when m... Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Cultural Problems Set Right

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago For professional advice on light requirements, specific temperatures to use, watering practices, humidity levels, fertilizing routines, etc., with much related detail, refer to A83-129; 344;469;612 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Culture Problems

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Root problems, light problems, variations in flowering and sheathing, budding and malformations; for advice refer to A84-494 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Culture of Seedlings

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago When moved to single pots they differ from those in community pots by requiring slightly cooler temperatures, slightly brighter light and slightly less moisture. A87-615 Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Flower Problems

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago In December and January when most problems arise, the alliance is fussy about conditions necessary to produce good flowers because of the lack of light, etc.; good light, a steady supply of food an... Read More
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CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Flowers Get Smaller From Year to Year

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago This is not unusual with plants grown in the home or under lights where a change in culture is involved contributing to a loss of vigour or energy; a greenhouse produces better flowers usually. A84... Read More

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