Category: Phalaenopsis

PHALAENOPSIS: Buds Turn Yellow

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago In winter, if there is no ethylene contamination, the plants need more light. OB86-220 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Chill Treatment

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago To get them to flower when everything appears favorable, lower the night temperature in the late fall for a spell to about 55 dF. A87-818 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Clonal Propagation From Flower Nodes

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago How to do it in a media with anticontaminants added; for the technique or procedures, refer to AU82-21 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Commercial Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago A huge operation still contains pointers in its operation for the hobbyist: keep the roots wet on a sloped, water-soaked mat-table, use a fine potting mix of scoria and pine bark so capillary actio... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Continuous Blooming Not Advised

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago In South Florida summer conditions can be harsh and hot and there is a possibility the plant may dehydrate severely and damage may be irreversible; remove the inflorescence at the base. F82-55 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Cultural Cautions

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago Misting the leaves in hot steamy humidity can damage them; spent inflorescences can be cut back with a clean blade to a dormant node, and it can be left to store up energy to produce a new better b... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Culture for Beginners

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago Flower stems can be cut off above a node to induce branching; keikis can be cut off with roots and planted; provide a minimum temperature of 15 dC (60 dF) but preferably a bit higher for optimal gr... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Culture Up to Date

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago They qualify as house plants but will not flower in a north window; instructions on what to start with, what and how to buy, where to grow" them, for starters. A88-14 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Cut Flowers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted about 4 years ago They vary in thier lasting qualities because some stems do not take up water from a vase. A87-1037 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Deflasking

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

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