Saturday, January 15, 2011

The state of the collection

Below are a few photos of plants experiencing significant amounts of leaf abscission - this is FAR in excess of what I ever seen (at least half my plants have yellowing leaves) and I strongly suspect at this point that I am seeing the delayed consequences of ethlylene production associated with the use of propane - the same thing I suspect caused the recent bud blast.

At this point, I am hoping that the damage doesn't become any worse - it would really hurt to lose a significant part of my collection.
C. purpurata

C. Quinquecolor

Two Laelia anceps

L. anceps (left) and L. gouldiana (right)

1 comment:

  1. Seem as if it is the only change. The L anceps is disturbing because that is very hardy.