Category: Phalaenopsis

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Form Is Inferior

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago A temperature drop to 45 deg.F. in winter checks growth and formation drastically. A76-895 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Deflasking

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago When the flask is received, place it in a low light (700 to 900fc.) with a minimum night temperature of 19 dC for a week; pour luke-warm water into the flask to dis- solve the agar, use a looped wi... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Temperatures Required to Induce Flowering

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Drop the temperature to 55 deg.F. for two weeks in August and September. A69-902 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower (brown) Spots

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Caused by Pseudomonas cattleyae, it is spread by splashing water; control it with Physan at the rate of ittpg. and repeat. AH86-75 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Forcing Year-round

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago When the original flowering period ends, cut the top of the spike off just below the point where the first flower spike will mature and flower, then a secondary spike will appear and flower and it,... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: "zada" Crosses

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago In choosing seedlings pick the ones with green leaves, not those with the reddish-tinged leaves, if you want the darker colored flowers. ODA78(l)-24 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Stem Crooked and Discolored

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago It is a sure sign of virus; destroy plant immediately. F77-16 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Stem Removal

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago To allow stems to remain on plant for more than one year is a mistake; it weakens plants; they do not make growth if in bloom; the turgidity of leaves may increase, F76-134 Read More

BLISTERS: On Phalaenopsis Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago If round, and look water-soaked, they are probably botrytis fungus; keep humidity lower at night; use a fan; water early in the morning. A72-412 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Fall Off in the Home

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago The chances are good that the atmosphere in the home in winter is too dry because of low relative humidity, so place the plants on pans of gravel ana water. A83-1156 Read More

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