Category: Oncidium Alliance

ONCIDIUMS: Good Pollen Parents

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Those showing male preference in hybridizing as against being the pod parent; 18 plants listed; refer to OD77-101 Read More

ONCIDIUMS: How to Grow Them

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago General cultural directions for most types; refer to A79-334+ Read More

ONCIDIUMS: Sexual Compatibility Groupings

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago 58 species arranged by name in four groups on the basis of sexual compatibility for breeding; six other genera grouped on the basis of their compatibility with oncidiums; much other breeding data; ... Read More

ONCIDIUMS: Watering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Many oncidiums dislike heavy watering; they need a decided reduction except when in full growth. OR75-209On repotting the mix should be open and only a sniffle of water applied, no more is necessar... Read More

MILTONIAS: Brazilian Types

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Details of the approach to and the problems involved with the breeding of these plants, with pros and cons on many points raised for consideration; refer to A86-892 Read More

MILTONIAS: Breeding

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The story in France, where some of the greats come from; a review. W9-57 Read More

MILTONIAS: Pleating of Leaves, Accordion Style

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago This is most commonly caused by insufficient watering during the "expansion" stage of the new growths; the cool-growing types do not like to dry out between waterings and if watering is missed for ... Read More

MILTONIAS: Pleated Leaves

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Accordion-like pleating is usually linked with under-watering but why does it happen when there is sufficient watering? Water can usually fail to wet overdry bark, which might require soaking for s... Read More

MILTONIAS: Pleating Leaves

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The real cause is more complex than ever explained before, it is caused by stress within- the plant brought on by conditions where both the greenhouse and the plant are too dry at the same time, im... Read More

MILTONIOPSIS: Breeding

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago History of the Colombian miltonias (now called Miltoniopsis) in cultivation, their characteristics, etc.,and hybridizing; refer to WI1-231 Read More

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