Orchids of Asia

Orchids of Asia discusses the fundamental principles of cultivating orchids, with close attention to their unique habits. The author, an expert grower and experienced judge armed with a sharp eye for photographic detail, encourages an appreciation of the plant’s natural habitats and growth requirements.

For the orchid grower, there are several chapters that discuss the growth requirements and practical aspects of orchid growing, including the eradication of diseases and pests.

For the enthusiast, there are comprehensive chapters on hybridisation and a new chapter on orchid mutation – a brand new avenue for the orchid grower as well as for the hybridiser.

In addition, a well-illustrated chapter on the appreciation of orchid flowers for student judges gives an insight into what constitutes an award-worthy orchid.

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