2 edition of Orchid culture. found in the catalog.
Robert J. Gillespie
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With ab known orchid species and many thousands of hybrids to choose from, selecting the right orchid for your growing conditions can be challenging. This richly illustrated book will assist you in finding the information you need to select orchids that are right for you wherever you grow them. This book covers the basics of orchid culture including sections on . The core of the book presents individual medicinal orchid species arranged by genera. Each species is identified by its official botanical name, synonyms, and local names. Its distribution, habitat and flowering season, uses and pharmacology are described.
Orchid Care: For the Beginner “demystifies orchid care for a wide audience in this slim, instructive volume. The book can function as a reference guide, but it's best read cover to cover, as the information is well chosen to keep from frightening off beginning. enthusiasts.” This quote came from a J review in Publishers Edition: 2nd Edition. This orchid book is ideal for the beginning orchid grower. As with all of the “Dummies” books, the details are outstanding while the information is presented in an easy-to-understand manner. For example, one of the interesting facts presented within the book is that there were million orchids sold in the United States in the last year.
Margaret Baker was a frequent contributor to the American Orchid Society Bulletin. She was an avid amateur orchid enthusiast and with her husband Charles previously wrote "Orchid Species Culture: Dendrobium" and "Orchid Species Culture: Pescatorea, Phaius, Phalaenopsis, Pholidota, Phragmipedium, and Pleione" published by Timber Press. The Basics of Orchid Culture. By Steven A. Frowine, Decem Editor's Note: This is the 8th of a 10 part series of articles about orchids. These articles are written by Steven Frowine, who collaborated with National Gardening Association and Wiley & Sons to produce the highly popular book.
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ORCHIDS Basic Orchid Culture. Knowing which orchid you are trying to grow is your key to its cultural requirements. Orchids, like all plants, need a balance of light, air, water and food to grow and flower well.
Let's examine each of these elements. ABOVE: Two Cattleya plants grown under different lighting conditions. This is a great book for all Dendrobium growers, it contents all Dendrobium SPP culture information, and where it came from.
Even without pictures, this book still a MUST buy/read item for all orchid collector or Dendrobium lover/5(5). "Orchid: A Cultural History explores the associations that have endowed this flower with significance, and describes how the orchid’s identity has run the gamut from romance and seduction to decadence and by understands the importance of making science accessible to a general audience, and in Orchid he initially grabs readers' attention by.
The books "Orchid Species Culture" Two books (so far) concentrating on culture are available covering a number of orchid species.
Each book also contains cultural information for orchids in general, extensive appendices on diseases, pests, nutrition, use of chemicals, and other subjects handy in the greenhouse.
What is an orchid. Structure of orchid flowers How orchids grow in nature A Orchid culture. book of orchid history Taxonomy / nomenclature Propagation of orchids Orchids in the plant family Orchid culture.
book the plant family flowering plants form a group called Angiosperms. In File Size: KB. The book includes a general introduction to orchid culture, plus a detailed appendix on plant nutrients and orchid pests and diseases. Dendrobium growers around the world can continue to rely on the climate tables that provide specific information on the seasonal climate in each plant's native habitat/5(13).
This page book, beautifully illustrated with over color photographs, covers a myriad of topics on orchid culture. Topics include specific information on popular orchid groups, repotting, orchid mounting, growing orchids semi-hydroponically, as well as a section on common orchid pests and diseases.
Culture Sheets. These popular documents have been at the foundation of AOS orchid education for decades and provide orchid culture information in a convenient, concise format.
At left are html versions that can be translated into nearly any language. Below are PDF documents that print perfectly on a letter-sized sheet of paper.
Orchid Culture Sheet Sampler. This is a collection of sample culture sheets of orchid species in the same format found in our culture sheet service.
Relative Humidity. What relative humidity is, and how to regulate it. Day Length for Various Latitudes. This page has tables for the length of daylight hours for each half-month and every 5.
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. There is a section on common orchid pests and. Basic Orchid Culture Orchids are often stereotyped as being finicky plants that require the temperature and humidity extremes of a tropical rainforest.
Although some orchids do grow under these conditions, most thrive under normal household conditions. In general, there are seven basic cultural requirements for successful culture: Air Circulation: In nature, orchids receive.
American Orchid Society Bulletin, Vol. 53, No. April INCLUDES Culture of Stanhopeas; New Lepanthes from Colombia; Lycaste hybrids; Indian Eulophias; Pleurothallis linearifolia. by Bathcelor, Stephen R. (Editor) and American Orchid Society.
and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book Review – The America Orchid Society Guide to Orchids and their Culture This handy little guide was written with the help of dozens of recognized authorities and its timing coincides with the organization’s upcoming th anniversary.
Truly great addition to orchid history by a great master of botanical history at large. Endersby sets orchid history in all the correct larger historical contexts, adds intrigue and flare by following orchid fiction through the ages, and is funny to boot.
I'll be referring back to this book for years to come.4/5. I realize that you are looking for opinions on orchid books for general culture, so (at the moment) these two invaluable orchid books are not what you are after.
But I must list them as two of the ''best available orchid books on the market now.'' The Genus Cymbidium by David Du Puy and Phillip Cribb also. The following is a general guideline for their culture: Temperatures: Most of the species will grow luxuriantly in the "cool to intermediate" range (F nights).
In keeping with standard Orchid cultivation practice, daytime temperatures are best allowed a 10. Orchid Culture - Motes Notes by Dr. Martin Motes, from his monthly newsletter and book Florida Orchid Growing Monthly advice for orchid growers in South Florida.
There's lots of information pertinent to North Florida growers too. Subscribe to the monthly newsletter so it will be delivered to you via email each month. Orchid Whisperer. Subscribed Unsubscribe. Uploads Play all. Water culture for Phalenopsis orchids: Is it a good long-term growing method.
From my perspective. New inthis completely revised third edition includes chapters written by some of South Florida ’s most respected orchid experts. It is lavishly illustrated with hundreds of stunning full-color photographs by award-winning photographers Greg Allikas, Larry Johnson and more.
pages, with a Foreword by Mary Noble McQuerry. Beginners Guide is written to provide all the guidance needed during the first year by phal growers, be they novices or power growers of other orchid genera.
The book fills the gap between nursery handouts and the more complete manual, Culture of the Phalaenopsis -covered, black and white photographs52 pages, 8 x 11 inchesPresumes.
An interesting perspective on the past of vanda hybridizing--and a preview of what Motes Orchids' breeding program would later accomplish. First published in the American Orchid Society Bulletin.
Some of the material was later adapted into Vandas: Their Botany, History and Culture.The immense Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance contains some of the most popular orchids grown. Finding reliable cultural information for more than just a handful of the most commonly available species, however, can be a real challenge.
In this meticulously researched volume, aimed at serious orchidists, the authors have formulated recommendations for approximately 4/5(1).Les orchidées was published on the tails of another French orchid book directed towards amateurs, entitled L’Orchidophile: traité théorique et pratique sur la culture des Orchidées [The Orchid, theoretical and practical treatise on growing orchids (tr.)] by François du Buysson.
Both works contained detailed information regarding orchid culture.