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phal with roots prob

This is a discussion on phal with roots prob within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Hi everybody, my little phal seems to have some problems with the root. They re ...

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    Hi everybody, my little phal seems to have some problems with the root. They re withered and there are browinish spots.
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    This here was a green and solid root a week ago

    Could it be fungi?.....

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    Looks healthy to me.

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    I don't see any root problems in your photo. Like Cindi said, looks healthy!

    Cheers,
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    Cindi, Bruce, thank you very much for your answer! If there is no problem, I´m very happy for that!
    As I told you, I`m very unexperienced - and maybe a little over-worried for my babies lol - but in the past months I noticed that the green roots tended to remain green for a long time, while now I have that group of green roots that turned white and they are all withered, and I have another green root that is starting being white and dried at the very root, so i´m afraid that´ll soon get dried, too.
    I´m a little worried because we are getting close to flower-time for phals!

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    As my phals age, their roots turn a white/tan color between waterings, but when I soak them in water they turn green again. I water by setting the whole pot in a bucket of water and letting it soak for 10 or 15 minutes. Take it out and let it drip over the bucket for a few minutes, then it goes back near the window for 7 to 10 day before I soak it again.

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