20
Jan
2009
Cymbidium
House Plant | Orchidee | Flowers | Liliopsida

Genus Cymbidium originates from tropical Asia and Australia, comprises about 50-60 species of terrestrial orchids, but are growing on the ground and rocks, and the trees.

The name derives from 'kymbos'-boat, be for the label.

Flexible roots, leaves long nastriforme and coriacee that develop in pseudobulbi ovoid, flower stem can reach up to 100 cm, starting in fall bloom.

Cymbidium species prefer airy and sunny position all year, high temperatures in summer, autumn temperatures lower and winter needs 20 ° C during the day and 15-18 ° C at night.

Abundant watering in early spring and autumn, in the rest of the moderately wet.

It fertilizeaza every 4 weeks, from spring to autumn.

Adapters is at 2 years, spring or winter, after flowering.

Cymbidium attacked by red spider if the environment is quite wet. Leaves pale or yellow stains are signs of a virus.

Species and hybrids of Cymbidium: the blossoming of spring - C. devonianum, C. lowianum, 'Agnes Norton', 'Excalibur', 'Jungfrau Munz', which bloom in summer - C. aloifolium, which bloom in winter - C. eburneum, ' Advent Charm '.

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