The following focuses on plant habitats, and in particular
how they affect orchid culture in this country. One facet of natural habitats for most of the orchids grown in
this country is significantly different from the conditions naturally experienced here, and this will be highlighted,
together with other significant aspects.
Rainfall and clear days
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It is interesting to compare our average temperature figures with those from the 4 habitats.
Our temperatures are lower than those applicable to the Tropical High Altitude habitat shown, but fits in reasonably
well with the Altitude/Latitude table included with this article (with this country lying between 35-46 degrees
Adding the NZ rainfall, a typical non monsoonal habitat, the figures compare as follows.
WARM WET SHADED SUMMERS COOL DRY BRIGHT WINTERS ARE THE CONDITIONS
MOST OF THE ORCHIDS
WE CULTIVATE APPRECIATE
SUBJECTS ARE LISTED IN THE LEFT INDEX WINDOW.
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