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My orchids are dying, any suggestions PLEASE?

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    Unhappy My orchids are dying, any suggestions PLEASE?

    Hi, I posted a question about 2 weeks ago, there have been many views, no responses... can somebody please give me some suggestions on how to help my orchids? they are dying and I do not know what to do! Please, any suggestion would help. Information and pics are under
    Milt Rene Komoda "pacific clouds" dropping healthy leaves at base...
    Please let me know if you need any more pictures or information. I watered them again today and more leaves fell!
    If it is an infection, I could do the peroxide treatment, I was getting ready to do it today but do not want to make it worse.

    Thank you so much!

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    Dear Marla...Please take the miltonias out of the basket and lay them on a white background and photograph them again so that we can clearly see the roots and the media they are growing in...that will tell us a lot about what may be going on with them...in the meantime, don't water them at all if the media is at all damp. Take the pictures...hey, we all lose some occasionally...it will be all right.
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    Hi Marla,

    i have replied on your previous post, it seems that the medium is retaining the water much longer that makes the root and leaves rot...

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    I hope your orchid will recover. This is something I don't grow so I can't offer any advice. Good luck!
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    I agree. The orchids media isn't drying out fast enough. i would repot it and make sure to clean up the roots when pong so. Good luck!
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    Default I posted more photos

    on the previous thread, please look. The roots look healthy to me, and the medium is bark, which has me puzzled, since I am not sure what is causing the plants to be dying like this. I hope I can still recover them!
    Thank you again...

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    Sorry Marla for not responding earlier. I hesitated to answer as the roots looked healthy enough. I have to agree that the problem may be that the medium is not drying out fast enough.

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