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Lethal Water for orchids??

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    Default Lethal Water for orchids??

    I keep finding new ways to kill my orchids, and this one has been happening for a while. I have a phal and a Dendrobium that have a couple flowers each. I water them sparingly, but whenever I do water them, several flowers immediately droop and eventually fall off. This happens if I water with regular water or just mist the roots with distilled water. Both types of water are room temperature. But then I have two other phals that respond really well to this same treatment. What am I missing? I appreciate your help, as always.

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    I'd start by checking the roots on the problem plants.

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    I seriously doubt that the issue is with the water. If you can drink it, it's likely OK for plants.

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    I'd agree with checking your roots and add to check your media.





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    It is not the water as your other orchids do not react!

    As said above, check the roots!

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