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Saturday, 24 January 2015 16:48

AOS Culture Information - Masdevallia

Masdevallia is a genus of some 350 species usually from cool, misty mountains of the New World Tropics.  Masdevallias are best known for their showy flowers consisting of sepals fused into a tubelike structure. Their origins are in cool, damp environments making them an excellent choice for cool or coastal climates.  Most species and hybrids are compact enough so that they can be easily accommodated on windowsills or under lights.



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Saturday, 24 January 2015 14:38

Essence of Stanhopea


If you haven't grown Stanhopea orchids, you are missing one of nature's finest offerings. And, if you haven't gotten to know Stanhopea orchid growers, you are missing out on a very special and fine group of people...


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Thursday, 22 January 2015 11:24

AOS Culture Information - Stanhopea


These popular documents have been at the foundation of AOS orchid education for decades and provide orchid culture information in a convenient, concise format.



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Friday, 23 January 2015 20:56

Paphiopedilum: General Information


Lady's-slippers or Paphiopedilum grow best in bark media. The air humidity should be more than 60%, especially in the morning and in the evening otherwise, you risk the attraction of thrips and red spider mites. Studies keep repeating that Paphiopedilum like chalky soils. Photos and research projects in natural habitats show clearly the plants grow in humus nests on rocks and trees. Thesis, unlike the chalk rock have an acidic pH value, however, lady's slippers like calcium in the medium or in the fertiliser. 



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Friday, 23 January 2015 20:51

Stanhopea Culture


Providing Experience, Insight, and General Horticultural Information on the Subject of Growing Stanhopea Orchids Outdoors in southern California.


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Sunday, 18 January 2015 06:35

Masdevallia imposter

Name: Masdevallia impostor
Etymology:  impostor = pretending, acting
Origin:  Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia  
Location:  epiphyte, between 1500 and 1900m
Propagation:  By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
DIfficulty  intermediate
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