Picture of Orchids - PDF ebook

Orchids - PDF ebook

A colourful guide for students, home gardeners and orchid enthusiasts. The first part deals with growing orchids, and the second covers dozens of orchid genera, and hundreds of cultivars. Explore orchids as cut flowers, container plants, indoor plants and outdoor garden plants, in both tropical and temperate climates, across the world.


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CONTENTS
 
Chapter 1   Introduction
Orchid botanical characteristics 
Classification of orchids 
Economically valuable species or orchids
 
Chapter 2   Orchid Culture
General guidelines for growing orchids  
Growing media for orchids  
Potting up container grown orchids  
Fertilisers  
Watering  
Temperature  
Pests & diseases  
Propagation of orchids  
Growing orchids as indoor plants 
 
Chapter 3    Greenhose and Shadehouse Growing
Culturee of Orchids  
Why use a protective structure  
Types of greenhouses 
 
Chapter 4    The A to Z of Orchids to Grow  
What’s in a name  
Aerides (cat tail or fox tail orchid)  
Arachnis (scorpion orchid)  
Arundina (bamboo orchids)  
Ascocentrum (syn saccolabium)  
Bletia  
Bletilla  
Brassavola  
Brassia  
Bulbophyllum  
Caladenia (spider orchids)  
Calanthe  
Cattleya  
Coelogyne  
Corybas (helmet orchid)  
Cymbidium  
Cypripedium (lady slipper orchids)  
Dendrobium  
Diuris  
Doritis 
Encyclia 
Epidendrum (crucifix orchids)
Glossodia (wax lip orchid)
Laelia
Lycaste 
Masdevallia 
Maxillaria 
Miltonia (pansy orchid) 
Miltoniopsis 
Odontoglossum 
Oncidium (dancing lady orchid) 
Paphiopedilum (slipper orchids or lady’s slipper) 
Phaius 
Phalaenopsis (moth orchids) 
Phragmipedium (mandarin orchids) 
Pleione (indian crocus, nepalese orchids, windowsill orchids) 
Pleurothallis 
Pterostylis (greenhoods, maroonhoods, rustyhoods) 
Renanthera (fire orchids)
Rhyncholaelia 
Sarcochilus
Sophronitis
Spathoglottis
Thelymitra (sun orchids)
Vanda
Vanilla 
Zygopetalum 
 
Appendix
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