Low's Cymbidium (Cymbidium lowianum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Lip has a solid red mark on it, except for the alba form (which has a yellow mark instead).
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Seeds require a specialised medium, as they do not contain their own food source.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Plant Events from our members
Australis On September 12, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Destroyed plants due to virus risk - one had become infected after testing, whilst the others were adjacent to a virused plant that only recently expressed symptoms.
Australis On April 13, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Received virus test results from DPIPWE Tasmania that my plants are clear of CymMV, ORSV and Orchid Fleck Virus.
Australis On November 7, 2016 Potted up
Repotted and divided.
Australis On October 23, 2016 Obtained plant
Given to me (in bloom). A division of my great grand aunt's original plant that my grandmother inherited.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Pseudobulbs (cymbidium) by Nadine1977 Aug 15, 2017 5:31 PM 9
NOID Cymbidiums by Australis Oct 24, 2017 7:24 AM 54
Our Orchid blooms in December 2014 by Ursula Dec 31, 2014 10:17 PM 312
Orchids by eclayne Jan 21, 2018 8:58 PM 35
April orchids at Kew. 2011 by rbtkew May 1, 2011 10:56 PM 26

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