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DIVIDING: Plants

Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago.

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Disinfect all tools used for cutting; paint the surfaces' cuts with Bordeaux paste or asphaltum paint. AH86-76

Propagating on a small scale; necessary steps in dividing and making best use of backbulbs; refer to A82-131

Treatment of cut surfaces is best done with Benlate. A81-393

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DIVIDING CATTLEYAS: Minimum Number of Pseudobulbs to Keep on a Division Four or five give the best results. A70-55 0
DIVIDING PLANTS: Divisions Progress Well Then Falter Water them lightly, place plant in polyethylene bag and close the top; keep out of the sun. A70-631 0
DIVIDING PLANTS: The Best Time When new roots are forming on the latest rhizomes, even if flowers or sheath are forming on other pseudobulbs; use discretion. A70-345; OD71-27 0
DIVIDING PLANTS: Use of Rooting Hormones Orchid divisions are not affected by them; nor is there need to treat the cut ends of rhizomes with chemicals. A75-1007 0

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