Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums

The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!

  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"

Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.

YES! I want to register an account for free right now!

Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 2 of 2
Like Tree4Likes
  • 4 Post By Zozzl

Cinnamon as fungicide/recipes

This is a discussion on Cinnamon as fungicide/recipes within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Here are some more recipes for homemade pest/disease control using cinnamon. 1. Dust it on ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Zozzl's Avatar
    Zozzl is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    My Grow Area
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Orlando, Fl
    Member's Country Flag

    Default Cinnamon as fungicide/recipes

    Here are some more recipes for homemade pest/disease control using cinnamon.

    1. Dust it on an open plant wound, i.e, broken leaf or stem, or area where you made a cut on the plant.

    2. Mix it with cooking oil to form a paste. Pat it on the open plant wound.

    3. Mix 2 tbsp. with 1 pint isopropyl alcohol. Shake well, cover it, and let stand overnight. Filter it through coffee filter. Use as an all purpose fungicide spray.

    4. Combine 1 cup water with 1 cup of cinnamon/alcohol mix. Add 2 tsbp of dishwashing detergent. Use as a combination fungicide/insecticide spray.

    NOTE: Spray in morning, not on hot sunny afternoon.

  2. #2
    clintdawley's Avatar
    clintdawley is offline Wrapped in metal..wrapped in ivy...
    Real Name
    Clint M. Dawley
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya Alliance
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Member's Country Flag


    I have a tin in the greenhouse I use for all cuts on my plants. Love the stuff.

Similar Threads

  1. Fungicide Burn: RD-20
    By LJA in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: July 28th, 2010, 11:43 AM
  2. lunar cinnamon
    By hoanglong in forum The Jungle
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: May 5th, 2009, 12:20 AM
  3. Fungicide?
    By nagal1 in forum Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: November 5th, 2006, 01:55 PM
  4. insecticidal oil recipes
    By Jmoney in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: June 28th, 2004, 02:18 AM
  5. What to look for in a fungicide?
    By dahlia_guy in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: May 28th, 2004, 12:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.