STEMS: On Cattaleyas Not Erect

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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This is caused by too much shading or too much nitrogen, or possibly the plants shading each other. A82-487
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