Category: Phalaenopsis

PHALAENOPSIS: Propagation in Vivo

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago The application of one, out of the several now available, commercial hormone/lanolin paste to the nodal inflorescence buds can cause shoot development of plantlets; the most reliable procedure; for... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Reasons for Growing

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago They last longer than other orchid flowers; they provide more flowers than most; they have an upright habit which is an advantage in a small greenhouse, they are easy to grow; they grow fast; there... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Shaded Yellow and Green

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago If yellowing of leaves occurs on an unshaded leaf it is likely caused by too much light, if it appears overall, it could be low nitrogen or low nutrition that is causing it. A85-332 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Spike Treatment

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Remove them from small plants until the plants are large enough to support substantial re-blooming; young plants can bloom themselves to death; nurseries leave the new flowers on so customers can a... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: With Small Leaves

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago It can be caused by root loss due to salt buildup, or genetic limitations, may cause stunted growth; repotting in a fresh mix and watering more seems to be called for. A87-1174 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Spikes Keep Producing Flowers At the Terminal End

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Many of them bloom almost continually when well grown and if the elongated spikes are unattractive cut them off near the base and new spikes will appear. A82-1259 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Stem Propagation Method

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Select a healthy inflorescence with good live nodes and cut the the bottom of the stem on a slant li inch below a node, then swab or soak the stem in alcohol; with a sterile knife remove the bract ... Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Stem Reduction

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago Cut them back preferably about the first of September. A88-262 Read More

PHALAENOPSIS: Stems Bending or Breaking

Author is Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 3 years ago This could happen when the plants are grown too lushly, or in extremely low light,or with too high levels of nitrogen. F82-55 Read More

Phalenopsis bellina

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 7 years ago Anyone who has been growing orchids for years will know this species by its former name, Phalanopsis violacea v. Borneo. It was given full species status by Eric Christensen in 1995 and renamed bel... Read More

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