Category: Phalaenopsis

PHALAENOPSIS: To Flower Them

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Give them 55 to 58 dF at night for three full weeks, also an increase in light of 25% (to 1250fc. ), with more air circulation to cool the leaves. A88-155 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Flower Forcing Year-round

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 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: Flower (brown) Spots

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 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: Husky Fiber

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Keep the medium moist, fertilize the plants monthly with a balanced fertilizer (1-1-1) and apply 60 to 65 dF (16 to 18 dC) as a minimum night temperature, with 1800 footcandles of light. A84-1061 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: In the Home

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 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. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 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

PHALAENOPSIS: Leaf Crinkling

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Causes include genetics, mechanical problems, or lack of water; check the roots, if they are dry and blunt-tipped you have a problem with soluble salts and if so, cut off the spike flush with the t... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Leaf Pitting and Collapse

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago It can be induced by exposure to cold temperatures of 35 to 45 dF (2 to 7 dC), the amount depends on length of exposure and the age of the leaves, old ones being less susceptible; mesophyll leaf co... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Leaf Splitting Down the Center

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago An unusual problem caused perhaps by low humidity or uneven watering, both lame excuses. A85-872 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Leaves Fall Off

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 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

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