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    I have 2 orchids of which the leafs were dropped after the bloom. Now when I check the root system are not that healthy. As of now its kept in pot with charcol and brike mix on a window sill and it gets morning sunlight for an hour. Watering is done every alternate day. please suggest how to take care and how long will it take to get some new leafs…..

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    There may be root issues. Dendrobiums like to dry out between waterings. The leaf drop may be normal for this type of dendrobium. I would check the roots and make sure that any rotted roots are removed and pot in a tight container.


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