Category: Cattleya Alliance

CATTLEYAS: Flowers with White Warts

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Likely caused by spider mites; use malathion or Kelthane, plus 1/2 teaspoon liquid dish-washing solution per gallon of water. A78-1124 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Hereditary Influences

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago In breeding they have certain dominant characteristics; refer to A60-14 Read More

CATTLEYAS: How to Delay Blooming

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago On other than C. mossiae try 65 deg.F night temperature November 1 to January 25 or 30, then drop to 55 deg. to May 1, then up to 60 to 65 deg. to flower. A78-909 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Leaves as Indicators

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Avoid plants with red color unless all the seedlings show red; avoid pleated or irregular leaves. ODA78(l)23 Read More

CATTLEYAS: Leaves with Hooks on Their Ends

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago A pronounced hook to the leaf indicates an award-potential plant; also the lower third of the leaf will be the widest. ODA78(l)23 Read More

CATTLEYAS, BIFOLIATES: Breeding

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 7 years ago Bifoliate yellows, bronzes and greens from Brazil, especially the importance and place of C. aclandiae, granulosa, velutina, forbesii; their pros and cons in breeding; habitats and cultivation in f... Read More

Cattleyas - General Information

Author is Anu Dharmani, posted over 7 years ago One of the more popular orchids, Cattleya orchids are liked for their large frilly flowers. They are available in all sorts of sizes, large as well as miniature Cattleyas. A lot of them are natural... Read More

Epidendrum prismatocarpum

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 11 years ago If you like flowers that make a statement then this striking species is for you. Native to Mexico and Central America itÂ’s found in forests growing on large tree branches. The bright, long-lasti... Read More

Prostechea boothiana

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 11 years ago A Florida native, also found in the Caribbean and Mexico in dry scrub forest and tropical deciduous forests as a hot to warm growing miniature to small sized epiphyte. It is found from sea level to... Read More

Laelia (Cattleya) tenebrosa

Posted by Sys Admin over 11 years ago Laelia (Cattleya) tenebrosa is one of the most spectacular of the big Laelias, now moved into the genus Cattleya. It is closely related to Laelia purpurata and Laelia grandis but needs less sun tha... Read More

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