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Terrestrial (Cypripedium) Orchid Medium, 400 mg/L
Calcium Nitrate & 400 mg/L Casein
Product ID: T839


Description: Contains a modification of the macro- and micronutrients, glucose, and agar as described by Steele (1996). Contains 400 mg/L Calcium Nitrate and 400 mg/L Casein. Without Ammonium Nitrate.

Solubility Water (Partially)
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 27.44
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU T839
Storage Temp. 2-6 C
Tariff Code 3822.00.5090
Risk Info (R) 8-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 17-26-36
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A114 Ammonium Citrate 19
B210 Boric Acid 0.5
C180 Calcium Nitrate 400
C375 Cupric Sulfate, Pentahydrate 0.025
F374 Ferric Ammonium Citrate 25
M150 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 97.6988
M250 Manganese Sulfate 1.54
P704 Potassium Chloride 100
P840 Potassium Iodide 0.1
P100 Potassium Nitrate 200
P846 Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic, Anhydrous 200
M651 Sodium Molybdate (VI), Dihydrate 0.02
Z101 Zinc Sulfate, Heptahydrate 0.5
A111 Agar 6000
C184 Casein, Enzymatic Hydrolysate 400
G386 D-Glucose, Anhydrous 20,000

T839 Terrestrial (Cypripedium) Orchid Medium

Form: Powder
Appearance: White to Yellow Powder
Application: Orchid Culture
Solubility: Partially Soluble in Wate
Typical Working Concentration: 2 7 .44 g/L
Storage Temp: 2-6 C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: Preparation of concentrated solutions is not recommended as insoluble precipitates may form.
Other Notes: Contains a modification of the macro - and micronutrients, glucose, and agar as described by Steele (1996)
Contains 400 mg/L Cal cium Nitrate and 4 00 mg/L Casein
Without Ammonium Nitrate
pH = 5.0 - 6.0
Formula (mg/L)
Ammonium Citrate 19
Boric Acid 0.5
Calcium Nitrate 400
Cupric Sulfate.5H2O 0.025
Ferric Ammonium Citrate 25
Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 97.69
Manganese Sulfate.H2O 1.54
Molybdic Acid, Sodium Salt.2H2O 0.02
Potassium Chloride 100
Potassium Iodide 0.1
Potassium Nitrate 200
Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic 200
Zinc Sulfate.7H2O 0.5
Agar 6000
Casein, Enzymatic Hydrolysate 400
D-Glucose 20,000

Application Notes
Plant Tissue Culture Tested
Plant species: Cypripedium and other terrestrial orchid species

Steele, WK. 1949. In: C. Allen, Editor, North American Native Terrestrial Orchids. Propagation and Production Conf. Proc., pp 11-26. (Revised 12/2012)