LAELIAS: Rupiculous Types

Cattleya Alliance Orchid Doctor

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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Leaves should have a red tinge by being exposed to very bright light; they grow on mountain tops on rocks in full sun in winter and slight shade in summer; they need good air circulation; nightly dew provides water during the dry season, so a rest seems not to be needed; temperatures vary from 5 dC (40 dF) at night to 38 dC (lOO dF) during the day. SA85 Mar-17
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