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Fall is here , time to tackle the Phals

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    Default Fall is here , time to tackle the Phals

    My digital thermometer recorded that the temps are dropping to a 13C at nightfall hopefully this will expose 3 of my Phals which are not in spike to perform they have all been putting out new leaves over summer . I will try the epsom salt fertilising for the next 3 waterings . Does daylength also start the spiking of Phals????

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    I believe phal orchid spikes that start in the fall are from temperature drops.

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    I've read articles that say that lower temperatures encourage spiking and not the length of the daylight hours.

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