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Growing Orchids in the Caribbean

Handbook / Manual

Series: Caribbean Pocket Natural History Series

By: M Light

74 pages, Col photos, b/w illus, tabs

Macmillan Caribbean

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #47679 | ISBN: 0333632028
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NHBS Price: £9.90 $13/€11 approx

About this book

Practical advice on all aspects of care and cultivation.


Growing orchids - how orchids grow, potting materials, fertilizers, water, evaporative cooling, housing, shade and light, orchids in the landscape, in trees, as bedding plants, on fences and posts, in baskets, pots, and on mounts; propagating orchids - by division and from seed, stem propagation, pollen and seed storage, de-flasking, registration of hybrids, awards; challenges - pests, diseases, pesticide toxicity, weeds, and stress, import regulations and plant health - CITES; orchid selections - orchid species and hybrids for every garden. Appendices: orchid nurseries and suppliers; orchid publications; orchid selections.

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