Category: Cattleya Alliance

CATTLEYAS: Control of Blooming Time

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Flowering control must be started before buds are initiated. A69-524 Read More

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Flowers Get Smaller From Year to Year

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago This is not unusual with plants grown in the home or under lights where a change in culture is involved contributing to a loss of vigour or energy; a greenhouse produces better flowers usually. A84... Read More

CATTLEYAS: Flared Petals

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Flaring is a rather unstable characteristic which varies from one blooming to another; it is known as peloria; the Lc's. stem from Laelia purpurata; the straight cattleyas from C. intermedia, espec... Read More

CATTLEYAS: Weak Growths in the Winter Because of Lack of Sun

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Do not remove weak growths, they produce photosynthates. A71-609 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Repotted Plants Developed Roots But the Leaves Became Soft and Bulbs Shrivelled

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago To cure, put all in a polyethylene bag, close the top, place it out of direct sun for three weeks for new roots to show. A72-55 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Seedlings Received with Stems Black or with Brown Streaks

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago For details of treatment refer to A73-326; spray heavily with Truban 1 tpg.; not a virus disease. A73-991 Read More

CATTLEYA DOWIANA: Difficult to Grow

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Use 2,500 to 2,900 fcs.; constant moisture; no direct sunlight; use fiberglass or frosted glass as covering; no overhead spraying; use temperature of 60 deg.F. at night and up to 75 deg. F. days; u... Read More

CATTLEYA INTERMEDIA VAR. AQUINII: Characteristics

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago All plants in cultivation are said to be divisions or selfings of divisions of the original; a peloric phenomenon; petals only show the splashing which is also in part a reduplication of the lip fo... Read More

CATTLEYA BLOSSOM BROWN NECROTIC STREAK DISEASE: Characteristics

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Occurs in Australia; symptoms described by its name; no leaf symptoms; is sudden and destructive; may be a complex of viruses. OD68-149 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Light Requirements

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago To flower moderately well they should have 1,500 fc. A79-124; no buds set if daylight exceeds 18 hours. A80-513 Read More

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