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Flowers Turning Brown

This is a discussion on Flowers Turning Brown within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Terrible, night is the coldest. Day is better....

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    Terrible, night is the coldest. Day is better.

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    IMO, it depends on how close the open window is to the orchids. I open windows when I get home but they are at the complete opposite end of the house so the temps do reach the living room but it takes a couple hours for the temp to drop below 70F and even more time for the temp to get to 60F.

    When I blasted my cybidiums buds on spike 2, it was because I had opened a window right by the cym. Lesson learned.

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    My problem happened with windows closed. Running heaters caused my fuse box to shutdown. Until then, Had some in 5th generation blast over nite.

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    That is different than causing the blast yourself.

    It was beyond your control, much like Bruce's cold problem, that the cold penetrated your growing environment.

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    Luv causes craziness. Still waiting (and hoping) for what happens next. So typical in some aspects of life but a 1st for my orchids that just aren't use to anything other than being spoiled.

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    yeah and rationally I know. guilt and sorrow similar. Not that I BLAME myself but still its sad.

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