ORCHIDS ASIA provides a range of orchids like Dendrobiums, Arandas, Arantheras, Mokaras, Vandas, Cattleyas, Phalenopsis, Oncidiums, Cymbidiums and other intergenerics. Plants in small, medium, and blooming sizes are available
Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda Use Renantanda
The first hybrid was registered as KAGAWARA FIREBIRD- Renenthera Storei with Asconcenda red gem in 1968 by R.k.Mizuta in Hawaai. Addtional plants have been used since then to produce various Kagawara crosses. A method of clonal propagation of the Kagawara Teoline Fair by singapore botanical gardens from apical and auxiliary buds which is the same procedure used for explants of Aeridachnis, Arachnis, Arachnostylis, Aranda Hilda Galistan and Aranthera which helps clone Kagawaras.
Kagawara Red Lava 'Orange Mist'
Ascoscenda, Renanthera, and Vanda create this red beauty whose parents are Ascoscenda Meda Arnold and Renanthera imshootiana. It was registered in 1972 by Miyao.
Kagawara Christie Low 'Redland'
Renanthera Nancy Chandler and Ascoscenda Memoria Choo Laikeun are the parents of this everblooming cross registered by Low in 1983. Wood slat baskets, strong light, fertilizer and warm temperatures will reward you with blooms most all year.
Other notable hybrids are:
Kagawara Yip Sum Wah
Kagawara Sandy Gold
Renanthera, Aranda, Mokara Kagawara, Vanda, Terete and Semi-Terete Leaves
These plants grow very fast and can be propagated by cutting their top parts (Top-Cuttings) and some varieties can be grown under direct sunlight. Just attach them with concrete or wooden column with or without growing media with any conditions. They are often called "Climbing Orchids"
KAGAWARA CULTIVATION NOTES
A typical hybrid like vandaceous the plant produces thick roots that will grow downwards. The plant habit is apical dominance and semi terete and strap leaved in design and floral panicles occur between leaf nods perpendicular to the leaf axil.
Can tolerate temperature regimes from 15*C to 35*C and is a tropical orchid.
Good high light from medium sun and full sun tolerant. Grow under 30 percent shade if possible to prevent dehydration and leaf scorch.
Watering freely when in growth and in the morning or evening as per needs of the plant. Fully drenched.
A light foliar NPK general purpose will help growth of the vegetative portion and roots well. A high P or High K is needed during flowering periods.
Can be grown in Vanda pots using wood or charcoal as media , hanging from top of the green house. If the apical dominance is disturbed the plant will throw keikeis from bottom root zones at the pot end.
Normally Blooming plants age from 12 month to 18 month or can be more based on the plant type. A blooming plant is a show piece by itself and can be used to decor gardens, patios, receptions or office or hospitality industry needs and they serve to live more longer in interior environments. Most classic example is the once used in airports, lounges and hotel lobbies.