Cattleyas, Catasetinae, Australian Dendrobiums, Sarcochilus, Paphiopedilum
Catasetinae and how to grow them
Splashed and Spotted Catts and their culture
Aussie Dens and how to grow them
Providing plants for sale: Yes
Remuneration: Travel expenses & Speaker Fee
Travel restrictions/Availability: Available June to November. Fred prefers to stay with club members while visiting your society.
Other Information: Fred Clarke has been growing orchids for 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 hybridizer 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.