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CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Status of the Descriptive

Cymbidiums Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Breeding Polyploids From Diploids Examples of rarities, with names, and its significance; refer to OA77-130+ 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Definition Any hybrid with at least one dwarf species as a parent or in its immediate background. OA79-52 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Different Degrees Primary hybrids: small pot plants, usually a cross between Cym. pumilum and a regular diploid; Second generation, a cross between a Primary hybrid and a regular diploid; and, Polymins, a cross between a diploid and a tetraploid primaries to achieve a polyploid (usually sterile). Stewart's Catalog. 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Early Breeding Results List of first to third generations with six species; refer to A70-100+; AU70-28+ 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Flower Size Judges in New Zealand settle on a maximum diameter of three inches for miniature and novelty types, with a penalty for coarse foliage. OA79-125Measurement for jumbo miniatures is over three inches (7.5 cm.) Overall Width ; for the majority it is less than three inches OW, about three-quarters of an inch (2.0 cm.) Petal Width; about 1 inch. (2.5 cm.) Sepal Width. OA79-174+ 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Lowest Temperatures Tolerated In fall and winter 45 deg.F. will not harm them; later in winter 55 deg.F. until many flowers are open; then up to 60 deg.F, to lessen flower spotting. A72-686; A80-739 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Meaning This designation refers to the flower size not the foliage, as in Japan. OIE88Jan-9 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Species Used in Their Hybridizing A list of eleven with characteristics, progeny, etc., refer to OD85-238 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Temperatures Required Maximum and minimum difference is less than that required for standards (25 deg.F.); when grown with cattleyas they flower a month or two earlier. OD74-136 0
CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Ten Great Ones Chosen by J.Burkey: Amesbury 'St.Treva', Bulbarrow 'Friar Tuck', Changing Times 'Santa Barbara', Cracker-Jack 'Midnight Magic', Dolores Hoyt 'Limelight', Excalibur 'Galahad', Ivy Fung 'Cossack', Minette 'Green Queen', Pendragon 'Broadmoor', Sylvia Miller 'Goldenrod', with reasons and illus.; refer to OA79-174 0

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