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Help me save this little phal orchid

This is a discussion on Help me save this little phal orchid within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; You could use a foliar fertilizer sprayed on the leaves every couple of weeks- very ...

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    You could use a foliar fertilizer sprayed on the leaves every couple of weeks- very dilute solution. The higher humidity in the bathroom and no direct sunlight sounds like a good plan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dtimms View Post
    I have a frosted glass window in my bathroom that would allow the plant to be exposed to some light without the sun shining really in and also give a healthy dose of humidity every morning when we shower for work... I was thinking of rehabbing my tiny phal on that windowsill. Does this sound like a good option for the orchid ICU?
    Sounds like a good idea to me.
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    And do I fertilize while it's healing? Or lay off that for a while?
    should be okay to do it at a very weak mixture.

    Cheers,

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    Thanks so much guys!!! I hope I'll be able to post a success story soon....
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    Quote Originally Posted by dtimms View Post
    Thanks so much guys!!! I hope I'll be able to post a success story soon....
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    You will! You are doing everything right and all that you can. It is just up to the little plant to do her part now.

    Cheers,
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