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FLOWERING: Enhancement

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago.

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Carnauba wax is a lipid growth substance from the palm tree and is a rich source of enhancement properties; virtually every plant (non-orchid) sprayed with a patented preparation of it showed enhanced numbers and size of flowers. OA83-80
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