Category: Paph Alliance

The Power of Paphs

Author is Ken Slump, posted about 2 months ago Slipper Orchids Cast a Spell Over Those Seeking the Unusual IT SEEMS THAT SPECIES AND hybrids from the genus Paphiopedilum, which are popularly called paphs, are orchids that many growers eith... Read More

CYPRIPEDIUMS: Culture in the Garden

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago In Germany, cultural methods described for species gathered from all over the world; refer to OR77-340+ Read More

PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Buds, Browning

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

PAPHIOPEDILUM MAUDIAE: A Problem Plant

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

PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Bloom on Short Stems

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

PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Blooming Frequency Variation

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

CYPRIPEDIUMS: Seed Culture Medium

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

PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Cool Growing, and Warm Growing

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

PAPHIOPEDILUMS: Fertilizing Over-done

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

CYPRIPEDIUMS: Culture in Greenhouse

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