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what are my chances with this Phal

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    This Phal arrived yesterday and had been damaged in the mail, It is all sorted out and a replacement plant is on its way next week ( the people involved were very good about it) I was just wondering what you think its chances are for survival and new growth seeing as it is the newest leaf that has been damaged and just onto the crown I repotted it into bark after speaking to the people I got it off as they said to hold onto it and see if I can get it to recover, it is a Dtps. Taisuco Mickey chin yo a miniature which I really fell in love with when I saw it.
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    Carrie, that's such a shame that you and your wonderful new baby had to go through such trauma. I don't know if you can save it, but I'm sure people here will have some very good advice as to what to do.

    I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that your little patient has a full and happy recovery.

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    If the crown is not damaged it should be fine.

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    Thank you Anne I really hope it can be saved but I am worried with it being damaged by the crown, I wont give up on it though while it is green, I just hope that they package the next one better. I had to wait to write my email yesterday that (they didnt get) till after accupuncture or it would have been very strongly worded! alls well that ends well so with a bit of luck this guy will recover and I will get an intact healthy plant next week.

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    thank you smw It appears intact but the leaf broke right at the crown thats what worried me.

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    It will be fine. The crown looks good. Just that one leaf is affected.

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    That is great thank you, that is good news.

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    And hopefully, you'll wind up with two new little beauties!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eaglssong View Post
    And hopefully, you'll wind up with two new little beauties!!
    yes I hope the next one arrives safely then I will be very happy! especially if they both bloom for me sometime.

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    That plant just looks a little sad. It should be fine. A broken leaf is not a big deal when there are a few more. Give it good light, plenty of air movement, and water/feed on schedule and before long you will have more leaves and maybe even a spike full of beautiful blooms.

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