Orchid doctor

BACKBULBS: Propagation

Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin over 2 years ago.

Article Blog   Article Index
For cataseturns and others, place the plant in a suitable mix (for catasetums or other genera) in a four-inch pot, moisten slightly and put in a clean, clear polyethylene bag to cover all parts, seal and leave in a shaded area to root. A81-688
Share on Social Media:  
Log in to Add a Comment

More The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Backbulbs

Backbulbs Comments
BACKBULBS: Practical Means of Propagation Cattleya sections should have three or four pseudobulbs with healthy leaves, firm, viable, dormant buds and perhaps a few good roots; give them even casual good culture during summer and they will produce new growths. A82-1140 0
BACKBULBS, ROOTLESS: How Many to Leave on When Repotting Cattleyas No definite number, maybe 3 or 4. A75-803 0
BACKBULBS, ROOTLESS: Treatment and Culture Plant in small pots (in medium: 6 fir bark medium grind; 2 coarse peat moss; 1 redwood bark fibre; 1 Perlite) set bottom third in medium, give water; place each pot in plastic bag closed at top; place in bright light; watch for roots. A61-227; A69-614; A72-631 0

New Topics

  1. Gabriel Chianakwana asked question Orchids Number in category General Discussion
  2. shirleen trabeaux asked question Epidendrium Costa Rica in category General Discussion
  3. William Schinella asked question I want to know how to name this plant in category General Discussion
  4. John Marmaro asked question Availability of a particular primary hybrid in category Cattleya Alliance
  5. Jerri campbell asked question Identify this plant. in category Cattleya Alliance

New Comments

  1. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Epi. porpax 'Wanderlust' by John Marmaro
  2. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on member plant Psh. cochleata by Mary Lane
  3. John Marmaro commented on orchid E. gallopavina
  4. John Marmaro commented on orchid Epi. gallopavinum
  5. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Sppm. breve by sarah lynne
  6. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on member plant Den. Enobi Purple by Mary Lane
  7. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on orchid Rlc. Paradise Rose
  8. Marc Lefkowitz commented on member plant Phal. lueddemanniana by Laura Rethers
  9. 92f7c225 2490 4d3b 822c 2f4b8f30d6b8 Mary Lane commented on orchid V. Kultana Blue
  10. John Marmaro commented on orchid Psy. atropurpurea