Orchid doctor

LIMESTONE: For Paphiopedilums

Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin over 1 year ago.

Article Blog   Article Index
In nature warm rain does not dissolve the limestone substrate where Brachypetalum types grow; in greenhouses cold water dissolves an excess of the liberal supply sometimes erroneously added to the mix and it harms the plants. A77-143
Share on Social Media:  
Log in to Add a Comment

More The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Limestone

Limestone Comments
LIMESTONE: Added to Potting Mix For a mix of fir bark and redwood bark add 1/2 pound of pulverized high magnesium limestone to each cubic foot. A64-591; A75-437; this procedure not considered necessary, as the pH of the fir bark changes with aging. A59-496 0
New Topics
  1. Karl Olsen asked question Phalaenopsis Hope Star in category Phalaenopsis
  2. Brenda Sharpe asked question Dendrobium clavator in category General Discussion
  3. Greg Barne asked question Using triacontanol on orchids in category General Discussion
  4. Image Carol Holdren started topic Orchid History in category General Discussion
  5. Tom De Mello asked question Dendrobium wardianum in category Dendrobiums
New Comments
  1. Image Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. bellina by Andry Harmony
  2. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Using triacontanol on orchids" by Greg Barne
  3. Sys Admin commented on orchid Doc. teretifolia
  4. Sys Admin commented on orchid Den. clavator
  5. Sys Admin commented on topic "Phalaenopsis Hope Star" by Karl Olsen
  6. James J Pupelis commented on orchid Paph. Jackie Sue
  7. Image Carol Holdren commented on scheduled event "Cattleya Symposium " by Odom's Orchids
  8. Bio Alex Maximiano commented on member plant B. Kiilani Stars by Nestor Moreno Martinez
  9. Bio Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Ctpsta. Leona 'Popper' by Carol Holdren
  10. Steve Maben commented on member plant Aergs. hariotiana by Tom Kuligowski