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Rescued Phal

This is a discussion on Rescued Phal within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I had been looking at this phal for a while. It had very pretty blooms ...

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    I had been looking at this phal for a while. It had very pretty blooms and leaves. A few days later, I saw dark spots on the leaves and one leaf had been broken off. I looked for a clerk to see what kind of discount I could get on this poor plant. When I found a clerk, she said that it had been exposed to the cold. The next day I returned and all the leaves had been cut off! I found another clerk and she marked it down and now the rescue begins.Name:  New Phal 002 (Copy).JPG
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    There is a small leaf starting, so I am going to cut the spike, coat it with sulfur. Then repot it and cut off any dead roots.
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    I hope with a little luck it will recover.
    Any advice will be appreciated.
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    First thing is to remove that spike and let the plant put energy into growing new leaves.

    cheers,
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    The spike is going. Thank you BD.
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    Good luck with it, Gary.

    cheers,
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