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Epidendrum centropetalum leaves question

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    Default Epidendrum centropetalum leaves question

    I have a seedling of Epidendrum centropetalum and it is showing root growth but has now lost two lower leaves each from the bottom, It is kept under flourescent lights with my other seedlings who all seem to be rather happy, What I would like to know is, is this normal? the rest of the plant appears happy and has new leaves growing at the top. AM I worrying too much or am I doing something wrong, it gets fed on average every 7-10 days and watered every 3 days. Thanks in advance for any help you might give me.
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    Looks healthy to me. I would not worry to much about the loss of a couple leaves.
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    Thank you thats great, I was just worried I was doing something wrong, I dont wanna lose it with a stupid mistake.

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    If it was the bottom leaves, it could be normal. Keep an eye on it, but don't worry. The plant looks healthy.

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    Thank you, I will watch out for any more problems with it and just hope that was normal leaf shedding, I have only had it a few weeks so really dont' wanna kill it, that wouldn't be good! I thought the rest of the plant looked quite happy but I am still very very new to orchids so didn't want to miss a sign that it was telling me it wasn't happy.

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