SHIPPING PLANTS: Treatment Prior to Sending

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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In the wild, spray or dip plants in malathion 25 WP at one ounce to three gals, water, or in malathion 25% emulsifiable concentrate at one ounce to four gals, water. A64-407
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SHIPPING PLANTS: Cross Country From Pennsylvania to California plants were sent via UPS Air, whi ch is recommended; it is necessary to get a U.S.D.A. inspection clearance so plants will not be held on their arrival. A87-165 0
SHIPPING PLANTS: Flasks of Seedlings Never order flasks to be shipped by mail, even air post; they get jumbled up in the media; ship bare root. FR128 0
SHIPPING PLANTS: Recommended Procedures Cardboard containers are good for small, air express shipments; large ones should go in sturdy slatted crates, or native containers, from the wild; each should bear the words "Live plants keep from heat or cold"; protect from cold with layers of newspapers; do not pack in polyethylene bags or tight wrappings; do not use moisture; isolate tiny plants in paper bags; allow for ventilation among plants. A63-174+; A71-889; transport by car.A80-630 0

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