PLANTS: Imported Into the Country

Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin over 7 years ago.

Article Blog   Article Index
To start them in the greenhouse, pot in moist medium, and place in a polyethylene bag with the top closed or nearly closed until the roots show. A77-209
Share on Social Media:  
Log in to Add a Comment

More The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Plants

Plants Comments
PLANTS: Companion Plants to Grow with Orchids Recommended are: bromeliads, ceropegias, epiphytic ferns, peperomias, anthuriums, small philodendrons, selaginellas, pa 1ms, alocacias. ODA78(2)-16 0
PLANTS: Companions in the Greenhouse They are a constant source of trouble: anthuriums, caladiums, crotons, gardenias and stephanotis are a favorite host for mites, aphids, mealeybugs and scale. AH3 0
PLANTS: Grown to Optimum Capacity A sign of this is when all leaves will be wide open upon appearance. OD68-305 0
PLANTS: Imported Species Legal restrictions on importing all species became a reality early in 1977 with the implementation of the International Convention trade restrictions on Endangered and Threatened Species of Flora and Fauna; to import them it is necessary to have proper documents issued by the government agency of country of origin. A77-103; A77-302 0
PLANTS: New to the Greenhouse Isolation for a time for disease control is recommended before introducing new plants into the collection; they should be isolated for at least a week; many of them can be diseased; appropriate sprays or controls are a must. OD67-50 0
PLANTS: New to Your Greenhouse Welcome them with an invigorating libation of a sugar solution at the rate of 3ttpg. and moisten them with the spray; or, crush one Stress Tab (B vitamin) in a gallon of water and anoint them; or, use a Superthrive solution as a pick-me-up. OIE85Sept-6 0
PLANTS: Rootless To hold them steady in the pot, take a wine cork and attach a wire to it and to the middle of the plant rhizome so that it hangs down like a boat anchor in the middle of the potting mix when the pot is filled. Ca81-(l)-8 0
PLANTS: Survival Insurance for the Grower Divide each valuable plant, arrange with a growing mate to exchange cherished items and by means of these back-ups act as mutual insurance agents for each other; you could also have it mericloned to be fully certain. AU84-274 0
PLANTS: Tying Them Up Any method of keeping plants upright is beneficial, especially for people to see the flowers; use stakes, string, coated wire, clothes hangers cut to size, weighted fishline strung over a high hanger. F87-35 0

New Topics

  1. Shannon Gardea asked question NELLY ISLER in category General Discussion
  2. John Urey asked question Blooming Stenglottis Venus “jamboree “ in category General Discussion
  3. Claudia Young asked question RO system in category General Discussion
  4. Roberto Lizama asked question Help to identify in category General Discussion
  5. Tatjana Opekunova asked question Cattleya new roots and Flower buds in category Cattleya Alliance

New Comments

  1. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Bc. Morning Glory by Chris Siolo
  2. R .Benson commented on member plant Kir. New Hybrid (Fred Clarke) SVO9831 by R .Benson
  3. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Blooming Stenglottis Venus “jamboree “" by John Urey
  4. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on member plant Lc. Canhamiana var. coerulea 'Cobalt' by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  5. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on member plant Sns. gemmata by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  6. Stefan Neher commented on topic "Orchid roots .com site?" by Mary Lane
  7. Kevin Barry commented on member plant Bul. Tammie Sue Pernas by Tony Pernas
  8. Linda Hartman commented on member plant Ctt. Final Blue by Linda Hartman
  9. Kevin Bergeson commented on member plant Paph. rothschildianum by Kevin Bergeson
  10. Carol Holdren commented on topic "recently purchased orchid shows unstoppable roots " by David George
  11. Michael Makio commented on orchid V. Beatrice Makio
  12. Carol Holdren commented on topic "shorter stem with less vigorous blooms" by katherine mott
  13. Carol Holdren commented on topic "need info on yellow bird" by Glenda Ratliff
  14. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Looking to join an orchid club." by Paula Milano
  15. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on topic "Repotting Large Cattleyas" by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  16. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on member plant Paph. malipoense by Jeanne Uzar Hudson
  17. William Gorski commented on topic "how difficult is it growing from seed" by kevan gregory
  18. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Information " by Carmen Britton
  19. Carol Holdren commented on member plant C. lueddemanniana var. Coerulea, Venosa by Paulo Fiuza
  20. Jeanne Uzar Hudson commented on topic "Banrot 40WP" by Therese Stecher