Category: Paph Alliance

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CYPRIPEDIUMS: Culture in Greenhouse

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago Bog plants and some orchids grow in wood pots or tubs filled with sods of sphagnum moss with the sand base included; water with rain water or distilled water. A63-439 Read More
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CYPRIPEDIUMS: Culture in the Garden

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago In Germany, cultural methods described for species gathered from all over the world; refer to OR77-340+ Read More
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CYPRIPEDIUMS: Seed Culture Medium

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago Hyponex 3 grams; Difco-Bacto peptone or tryptone 2 grs.; sucrose (sugar) 35 grs.; agar 15 grs.; water 1,000 ml.; pH adjusted to approx. 5.0; A63-927; native terrestriaals almost never have have bee... Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUM MAUDIAE: A Problem Plant

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago It grows tall and weedy and does not flower; this may be due to overfertilizing; it needs 1,000 to l,500fc. 10 to 12 hours daily. A76-611 Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Bloom on Short Stems

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago Stem length is affected by light, and strong light tends to produce short stems; heavy shade is conducive to long stems; Paph. Maudiae can produce very long stems. A75-192 Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Blooming Frequency Variation

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago Paph. Maudiae blooms freely even on a windowsill; Paph. Claire de Lune blooms regularly but not freely; Paph. harrisianum is unusually free-flowering. A69-524 Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Buds, Browning

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago Caused possibly by insufficient reserve food; or, infection by fungus; or, low light intensity and too high temperature at night. A78-698 Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Cool Growing, and Warm Growing

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago The first have solid green leaves the second have mottled or tessellated leaves; the division is misleading since some "cool" growing plants need 55 deg.F. nights; most others need 65 deg.F. nights... Read More
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PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Fertilizing Over-done

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago It causes scorched areas most likely at leaf tips. A78-606; 1/2 tpg. 30-10-10 every 3 weeks, all plants. A80-739It causes slow growth, hard leaves and a yellowish tinge. A78-606 Read More
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ANEUPLOIDY: Growth

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago In paphiopedilums it is short and heavy. A78-999 Polyploids in which the chromosome count is not an even multiple of the haploid number. AU78-47 Polyploids in which the chromosome count is no... Read More

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