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Rusty spot on the leaf

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    Default Rusty spot on the leaf

    Found rusty spot at the bottom of the leaf. Don't know if it is infected or over-watering? Any suggestion?
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    I guess I'd cut back on watering to be sure that isn't the cause. But being on 2 plants, looking so similar seems like an infection to me. But I am new to this orchid growing. What are the brown bumps on paph purpatum? Are they normally there but now just brown?

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    It could be crown rot. I would dust it pretty heavily with cinnamon and hope it puts out a new growth. Paphs can take a really long time to die though.

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    The brown colour came with the new leave,Harvey.

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    Try with a hope to save it. Thank you Sean.

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    Be very careful not to let water sit in the leaves, that can cause crown rot, which could look like that. Good luck.

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    Thank you,I surely will.

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