Category: Phalaenopsis

PHALAENOPSIS: In the Home

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Most important is giving them enough light but if direct sunlight hits them after 10 A.M. they will develop sunburn spots, so stay short of full light. A81-27 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Keikis Production

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Those hybrids made with P. lueddemann- iana tend to produce keikis when grown too warm or with over- long days. A87-818 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: Leaves Fall Off

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago All evergreen plants lose leaves and it's not a problem if there is a constant, or increasing number per plant. A84-286 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Leaves; Under Lights

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Large splotchy green areas are caused by sprays of metaldehyde, at times. A80-110 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Life of Cut Flower-stems

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago It can be prolonged to nine weeks, re-cut the stems under water at a 45 degree angle, change the water in the vase every four days and recut the stems each time; do not keep the flowers in the same... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Light Requiremnts

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago The optimum growth was achieved in California using 1,250 to 1,500 fc. FR112 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Mesophyll Cell Collapse

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago In early spring the cells collapse after exposure to cold; they show yellow depressed streaks, turn tan color and become pitted with black. AH86-108 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Micro-fungi Infection

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Perceived as a new disease in the U.S., it starts with ill-defined yellowing at the leaf edge, spreads inward, sometimes the leaf looks reddish-brown and dehydrated; then it moves to the next leaf;... 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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