Plant
Common Name (s) :
Cymbidium Orchid
Botanic Name :
Cymbidium cvs.
Family :
ORCHIDACEAE
Cultivars & Species of special interest :
Hundreds of cultivars
Origin :
S. E. Asia, Australia, China, Indonesia
Main uses :
Cut flowers, potted plants
Growth Habit :
Evergreen plants

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Flower
Colour :
Wide range
Size :
Miniatures and standards
Shape :
Arching racemes of many blooms
Special features :
Thick texture, five segments and lip
Availability :
April, May, June, July, August, September
Handling :
Crisp flowers, protect from breakage
Storage :
Above 12°C. Use presevative mix, ethylene sensitive
Additional Information
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Foliage
Leaf colour :
Green
Leaf size :
35cm or more long
Leaf shape :
Linear
Leaf special features :
Curved
Stem characteristics :
Flower stems thick and strong
Handling :
Cut flower stems on an angle removing 2cm
Storage :
Protect from heat and draughts
Additional Information
Potted Cymbidiums need to be sprayed generously with water. Keep the bark mix in the pots moist but not soggy. Bright light. After flowering move the plant outdoors to a filtered sunny location. Maintain moisture. Feed regularly with Orchid Food