Category: Oncidium Alliance

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MILTONIA SCORCH: A Bacterial Disease

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Attacks both leaves and pseudobulbs, where it appears as if tissue had been eaten away; cut out all decayed matter, soak in Anti-Damp or Natriphene, then swab with Tersan. A73-816 Read More
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MILTONIA SCORCH: Bacterial Tip Burn

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Appears only on miltonias; not yet identified; cool temperatutes cause it; extremely infectious; water-soaked spots appear on edge of leaf, often on the new ones and spreads to pseudobulbs which tu... Read More
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MILTONIAS: Growths Turn Yellowish-green and Fall

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Perhaps over-watering or accumulating salts in the medium cause this to new growths; try applying water liberally to the dry plants, after 15 minutes repeat. A77-527 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Leaves with Accordion-like Pleats

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Possibly a physiological disease; may show deficiency of minor elements; it is generally a temporary condition; plants grow out of it. A61-659 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Leaves with Accordion-like Pleating

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Step up the watering to two or three times weekly. A79-2 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Leaves Show Sudden Brown Patches

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Sample inspected showed no pathogens; the tip burn may have been caused by too strong fertilizer or lack of leaching. A65-910 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Light Requirements

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Shade them in the summer; Colombia types like 1,000 to 1,500 fc, and can be grown with paphiopedilums; Brazilian types like about 2,000 to 3,500fc. and can be grown with cattleyas. OD74-101 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Minimum Optimums

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Temperature: 50 deg.F. nights; relative humidity: 70%; light: summer: 3,000 fcs, winter: 1,500 fcs. AU71-135 Read More
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MILTONIAS: Potting Mix Recommended

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Two parts chopped osmunda fiber; one part live sphagnum, a small amount of well-rotted cow manure added; water liberally when growing. A64-114 Read More
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MILTONIDIUM: Leaves Grow Rough and Wrinkled and No Blooms Appear

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Many miltonidias and hybrids develop wrinkled leaves; possibly a cultural fault; lack of blooms is cultural or environmental. A70-1099 Read More

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