Category: Cattleya Alliance

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Culture of Seedlings

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

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Flower Problems

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

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Flowers Get Smaller From Year to Year

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

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Hybrids

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Day length and temperatures necessary to induce buds: those with C. labiata or C. mossiae in their forbears usually flower during short days (fall, winter, spring) and can be controlled to flower t... Read More

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Light Requirements

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Some hybrids need short days and long nights in winter to initiate inflorescences. A87-33 Read More

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: New Growth Turn Black

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago This could indicate starvation from loss of roots or overlong day lengths. A86-274 Read More

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Stems Elongated and Weak

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A period of overcast days can cause flower stems to lengthen and hang down, expecially in long-stemmed types. A88-280 Read More

CATTLEYAS, MINIATURE: Breeding

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Miniaturization and its advantages in the small greenhouse; the best clones for breeding, their main characteristics, crossing with other genera; for details refer to W10-165 Read More

CATTLEYAS, MINIATURE: Breeding and Growing

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Breeding guidance and plant criteria for a large number of species and hybrids in Sophronitis, Laelia and Cattleya; refer to A82-460Definitions, requirements, cultural advice, from temperatures to ... Read More

CATTLEYAS, MINIATURE: Species for

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago 15 related species described as miniatures with 38 hybrids derived from them; refer to W11-205 Read More

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