OVERCROWDING: Of Plants

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Orchids love company and do not usually object to crowding; it does affect their growth as leaves and spikes can become entangled; it is difficult to tend each plant properly; mealy bug, scale and red spider flourish. OR74-99
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OVERCROWDING: Defined If pots are closer together than the diameter of one of the pots, they are overcrowded and deprived of light, air circulation which constitute the mos t common form of cultural "suicide". AU79-37 0

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