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Watering Timing Comments
WATERING TIMING: Don't Plan a Definite Day for Watering First determine the moisture condition of the bottom of the pot if possible, not the top, and water accordingly regardless of the day. OD72-227 0
WATERING TIMING: Evening Watering During the warm months and hot nights a good solid watering of cymbidiums is recommended; in some areas commercial growers water at night. OD74-184 0
WATERING TIMING: Night Watering, or Late in the Day 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 0

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