FLOWERING TIMES: Use of Fertilizers

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin about 4 years ago.

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They affect the number and size of blooms but not the setting or the time of setting of blooms; temperature and daylight are the factors which seasonally flowering plants utilize their flowering mechanism. AU84-277
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