Category: Oncidium Alliance

MILTONIAS: Leaves with Accordion-like Pleating

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Step up the watering to two or three times weekly. A79-2 Read More

MILTONIAS: Leaves Show Sudden Brown Patches

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

MILTONIAS: Light Requirements

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

MILTONIAS: Minimum Optimums

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Temperature: 50 deg.F. nights; relative humidity: 70%; light: summer: 3,000 fcs, winter: 1,500 fcs. AU71-135 Read More

MILTONIAS: Potting Mix Recommended

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

MILTONIDIUM: Leaves Grow Rough and Wrinkled and No Blooms Appear

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Many miltonidias and hybrids develop wrinkled leaves; possibly a cultural fault; lack of blooms is cultural or environmental. A70-1099 Read More

ODONTOGLOSSUM GRANDE: A Problem Plant

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Grow it warm or cool?; try growing it out-of-doors in summer, or in the cymbidium house with a minimum of 45 deg. to 55 deg.F. nights. OD75-202 (Rossioglossum grande)How to flower it?; flowering no... Read More

ODONTOGLOSSUM GRANDE: A Problem Plant; How to Flower It?

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Grow it warm until Labor Day; then move it to the cymbidium house or a cool spot but withhold water until Christmas; then move it back to the warmth. ODA72-128 Read More

ODONTOGLOSSUMS: Bronzing of Leaves

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Maurice Vacherot prefers his plants not to bronze; McBean's (Ray Bilton) plants have very strong bronzing. AU76-76 Read More

ODONTOGLOSSUMS: First Flowering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago It is a mistake to let a small plant flower fully; restrict the first spike to one flower only. AU76-73 Read More

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