How to Cite

Ertelt, J. B. (1992). HORTICULTURAL ASPECTS OF GROWING AND DISPLAYING A WIDE VARIETY OF EPIPHYTES. Selbyana, 13, 95–98. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/120968


Epiphytes can be grown on various substrates. Water availability is a crucial factor, though many epiphytes can survive underless thanoptimal treatments. Accurate environmental habitatsimulations can be valuable tools for both research and education. There is some difficulty in developing simulations due to a general lack ofadequate information on environmental conditions ofnatural habitats. Misinterpretation of"adaptive" features is also a problem. Substrate mixes, careful placement within growing area, and nutrient needs for simulating environmental situations are significant factors for horticultural success. Working with epiphytes on trees is optimal, as demonstrated by several examples.


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