9 edition of Orchid growing basics found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||SB409 .S3713 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||93024785|
Each topic in this book is generally covered with two pages per topic, and the sections on watering, fertilising, dividing and repotting, and propagation are all covered nicely with a combination of thumb nail images and descriptive text. Author: William Cullina. The book concludes with a glossary, index and list of suppliers. We hope you find one that helps you. The water requirements for orchids can vary based on the environment the plant is living in, its size, and the time of year. Only buy plants from legitimate vendors, and never take plants from the wild.
Part I of this book offers a glimpse of the important dates, names, and incidents relevant to the historical role of orchids from ancient times to the recent past. In Vandathe spots become translucent while in Dendrobium, the patches become black and sunken. If it's still green, it may rebloom, either from the tip or by branching further back on the stem. They are available in all sorts of colors and patterns, and the flowers last several months with the potential to rebloom again a few months later.
Orchid plant diseases are most likely to occur when excess moisture stays on leaves and flowers, and when soil has poor drainage. It's hard to pick out my favorite part, but I guess it would have to be the chapter on setting up an indoor growing space, and the importance of temperature change from day to night Trimming old flower stems that have turned brown is a good idea. This is then followed by approximately 40 words per sub species. Lynne Gillespie.
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This includes most Masdevallia orchid species, for example. Cutting stems is also usually bad. Cattleyas are still among the most popular types of orchids today. Only buy plants from legitimate vendors, and never take plants from the wild. Do not use regular potting soil for your orchid.
According to the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families there are approximately 26, accepted orchid species. In as little as two days, the virus can rot the extremely sensitive Phalaenopsis. Direct sunlight should usually be avoided, particularly at hotter times of the day. Recommended Reading 3 Available for immediate download.
How much water is too much water for an orchid? It's hard to pick out my favorite part, but I guess it would have to be the chapter on setting up an indoor growing space, and the importance of temperature change from day to night Author: G. There are, however, believed to be over 40, species of orchid species — that's two times the amount of existing bird species and four times the amount of existing mammalian species.
For centuries, people all over the world have fallen in love with their flowers. This includes most Phalaenopsis orchids. They are quite easy to grow, and are among my favorites; my first orchid was a Paphiopedilum. East-facing windows provide morning sunlight and the orchid will not overheat or dry out directly in the sun.
Understanding Orchids By William Cullina is a great book, for both a beginner and an experienced enthusiast. Low lighting is preferred by Phalaenopsis and Pahiopedilum orchids, among others. Good sanitation, air circulation and preventing water on leaves can help prevent these orchid plant diseases.
You can also place the orchid under a fluorescent light. That would likely kill your orchid. Author: Steven Frowine Orchids for Dummies by Steven Frowine is a useful starter book containing basic and practical information, especially for the first time orchid buyer. The book starts with 30 pages on the nature of orchids, and covers orchid plant structure, pollination, names, history of cultivation, geography locations of species, conservatory growing, and exhibiting orchids along with competitions award schemes.
Although there are many types of orchidsmost pros agree that Phalaenopsis moth orchid performs well in the average home environment and is great for those just starting out.
This is considerably more humid than most homes, so you'll want to make some effort to provide your plants with extra humidity. I would absolutely recommend. Always water the plant just before it goes completely dry.
This section leads nicely to the final chapter, the orchid gallery, which is 36 pages long.Oct 05, · Orchid Growing Basics [Gustav Schoser] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Schoser gives advice on growing, repotting, propagation, fertilization, protection against /5(8).
This book covers the basics of orchid culture including sections on light, water, temperature, humidity, fertilizer, and specific culture information on the popular groups of orchids. You will find information on when and how to repot, orchid mounting, and how to grow orchids semi-hydroponically.
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Knowing how to care for an orchid can sometimes seem difficult. Orchids may look very delicate, but in reality, they are not that difficult to grow or keep alive. According to the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families there are approximately 26, accepted orchid species. Even though there are so many different types of orchids, [ ].
Orchid Growing Basics Gustav Schoser Our Price: $ "Schoser's compact paperback, with pages in color, gives advice on growing, repotting, propagation, fertilization, protection against parasites and diseases, crossbreeding, and general care.
Jan 30, · The book will appeal to all types of orchid lovers, as it is structured with two main sections: step-by-step basics for those growing orchids for the first time; and more comprehensive advice for orchid hobbyists and those who wish to learn more about orchid propagation and hybridisation.5/5(1).