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CYMBIDIUMS, MINIATURE: Temperatures Required

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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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
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