WATERING TIMING: Night Watering, or Late in the Day

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 4 years ago.

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For odontoglossums during the summer, watering can be done at night without detriment to the plants AU76-75; for cymbidiums watering is best done at dusk during the summer to facilitate cooling and spike formation. AU78-140; 149; 198
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