Category: Phalaenopsis

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PHALAENOPSIS: Temperatures for Flowering

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago It is induced by a period of cool nights at about 50 to 55 deg.F. A78-812; A78-998; from 55 to 60 deg. F. is advised. F74-68 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Temperatures Required to Induce Flowering

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Drop the temperature to 55 deg.F. for two weeks in August and September. A69-902 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Under Lights, What Fertilizer Is Best?

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago A formulation of 30-10-10 for bark is best; use at 1/2 tpg. and spray every two to four weeks, depending on the intensity of the lights. A74-114 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: "zada" Crosses

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 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
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PHALAENOPSIS: Advantages of Growing Them

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago The flowers last much longer than most others; they are more floriferous; they do not grow out of the pot; they need about the same climate as humans do; they grow quickly; they provide many colors... Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Breeding

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Line breeding reduces the range of variation; dispersion-breeding increases greatly the frequency of new and different forms; Phal. equestris and its three lines of breeding presented; refer to Wl1... Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Breeding for Colour

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago For the names of plants used in producing leading hybrids in whites, whites-with-coloured-lips, pinks, stripes, yellows and novelties, refer to SA84Sept-113 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Bud Blast Caused by Unvented Propane Heater

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Incompletely combusted gas could affect plants, which are susceptible to gas; check the burners. A85-872 Read More
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PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Fall Off in the Home

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 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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PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Turn Brown and Fall Off, Under Lights

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Conditions may be too cold or too dry; try increasing humidity and in the winter enclose them is a plastic tent. A83-266 Read More

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