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Orchid Growing

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Peter McKenzie Black

160 pages, 94 col photos, 14 b/w illus, tabs


Paperback | May 1998 | #77325 | ISBN: 0706377435
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Practical advice and guidance, botanical information and cultivation, care and propagation techniques.


This is a complete guide to growing and cultivating orchids. It contains practical advice, showing that growing orchids is neither difficult nor expensive. The book is illustrated with 94 recommended species, with information on habitat, flowering season and successful cultivation. It explains the characteristics of orchids, their distribution in the wild, and different habits of growth. Appendices include a taxonomic chart for the orchid family, reference lists of intergenic hybrids and a botanical glossary.

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