Orchid doctor

COCONUT FIBERS: Used on Chysis

Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago.

Article Blog   Article Index
Long lasting, quick-draining, organic fiber used in a loose, fluffy fashion, good for various genera, but a rigid support or topping with pebbles is necessary until roots take hold. A82-52
Share on Social Media:  
Log in to Add a Comment

More The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Coconut

Coconut Comments
COCONUT FIBERS: Potting Medium Use and status in the U.S. data of a survey; popularity and effectiveness; refer to A86-500; Husky Fiber mentioned A84-493 0
COCONUT HUSK: As Potting Medium Dendrobiums in Thailand flourish on it; the Den. phalaenopsis types are most successful; preparation details given; procedures followed; refer to A61-9; F78-106+In Florida use it wet; pot fluffy; do not overwater; use little fertilizer; it's good for backbulbs and small seedlings. F79-113+ 0
COCONUT WATER: Or Coconut Milk A liquid endosperm which enhances growth of cells, etc., in flasks, its composition and effect are not determined; from green coconuts preferred; can be autoclaved. OBII-264 0
COCONUT WATER: Treatment Before Adding to Tissue Culture Medium Strain the coconut milk through 2 layers cheesecloth, aliquot it into polyethylene bottles in amounts equal to 4 to 10% of final culture media; freeze till needed. A74-34 0

New Topics

  1. Terry Matthews asked question Epc Frances Dyer in category General Discussion
  2. Jackie Hartter asked question Cymbidiums not blooming in category General Discussion
  3. Robert Ferguson asked question Neomorrea in category General Discussion
  4. Robert Ferguson started topic Searching for orchid in category General Discussion
  5. Jan Andersen asked question Article references? in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Myv. Jamanota Fascination by José Ignacio Pérez
  2. Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Phalaenopsis (Phal.) Baldans Kaleidioscope Golden Treasure by Vickie Seibert
  3. Kate McMillan commented on article "Plant Vendor: How to List an Orchid for Sale (FREE)" by Yahoo Alex
  4. Edward Zapata commented on topic "Cymbidiums not blooming" by Jackie Hartter
  5. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Mcp. Tibiana by Blanca Acosta
  6. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Searching for orchid" by Robert Ferguson
  7. Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Wilsonara 'Eye Candy 'Pinky'' by Susan Maxwell Schmidt
  8. Mary Lane commented on member plant Den. Emma White by Mary Lane
  9. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Care of Dracuvallia Gualaquiza" by Stephen Hodgson
  10. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Article references?" by Jan Andersen