Category: Oncidium Alliance

ODONTOGLOSSUMS: Breeding

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For the story in France, refer to W9-57 -- intergenerics and their repotting = as to when is best, do it when growths are half developed in cool weather, spring or fall; avoid hot weather stress. A... Read More

ONCIDIUMS: Equitant Types

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A cultural hint on how to grow them in Tennessee in a small pot on one lump of charcoal. OIE85-5They will not flower, possibly when they are over-fertilized, so the feed rate should be halved. A83-698 Read More

ONCIDIUMS: Flowering Excessively

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago If you can believe it, some have a tendency to flower themselves to death (not in my greenhouse) without showing signs of failure, so cut off the spikes after several weeks. SA85Mar-53 Read More

ONCIDIUMS: Terete-leaved

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Lost their new grewth through rotting and blackening which may have been caused by daily (excessive) watering or because of Phytophthora or Pythium fungus,neither of which are affected by the spray... Read More

VUYLSTEKEARAS: Flower Deformity in

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The sepals sometime are joined; it appears to be a growth weakness; fairly frequently seen. OR80-207 Read More

MILTONIAS: Rootless Plants

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Place them in an air-tight plastic bag with some moist sphagnum, inflate it by mouth for the carbon dioxide administered, seal it tightly; repeat fortnightly, re-moistening as necessary; when roots... Read More

MILTONIA SCORCH: A Bacterial Disease

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

MILTONIA SCORCH: Bacterial Tip Burn

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

MILTONIAS: Growths Turn Yellowish-green and Fall

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

MILTONIAS: Leaves with Accordion-like Pleats

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