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CAPSULES: Harvesting Number of days required for maturation of seed: Aerides, 125-160; Brassavola 90-100; Broughtonia 30-45; Catasetum 150-180; Cattleya (bifoliate) 90; Cattleya (unifoliate) 120-134; Dend. nobiles 90-100; Dendrobes (other) 60-120; Doritaenopsis 90-100; Epidendrums 150-165; Oncidium 60-100; Phalaenopsis 90-100; Vanda 150-180. Jones & Scully Catalog 1979-124.The interval between pollenization and fertilization: for a list of 45 terrestrial and epiphytic species refer to Withner, The orchids. (1959-170) 0
CAPSULES: Number Possibly Borne by One Plant A strong plant capable of supporting capsules can have more than one cross at the same time; the maximum would vary with the strength of the plant. A85-611 0
CAPSULES: Sterilization Wash them in soap and water or scrub them in the same, rinse and submerge in a 50% solution of bleach for 12 minutes; rinse again; if the capsule was intact the seed should have been sterile inside. OBIII-275 0

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