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Becoming an 80 Percentile Grower of Orchids
October 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ever wonder what the most important requirements are for growing the best orchids? Learn about the underlying reasons for how and why orchids grow as they do. Then explore the fundamentals and advanced growing techniques to best grow them. Orchid plant culture is explained as you have never heard it before. Learn how to become an 80 percentile grower, expect to be wowed by this talk!
Fred Clarke has been growing orchids since 1977 and has been hybridizing for 39 of those years. With over 37 years as a professional grower and manager in the horticultural industry, Fred applies these skills at his orchid nursery; Sunset Valley Orchids, located in San Diego, California. He is a passionate orchid grower and hybridized whose curiosity in orchids is broad and varied. Although developing Cattleya hybrids has been his sustaining interest, he is also actively creating new Catasetinae, Paphiopedilum, and Australian Dendrobium hybrids. Fred is an internationally acclaimed speaker and an accredited American Orchid Society Judge.
The orchid sale begins at 6 pm, the speaker begins at 7 pm.
Heart of Texas Orchid Society