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I think my phal is sick

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    Default I think my phal is sick

    My phal has two leaves that are turning yellow, and one that is still green but is starting to look shriveled. What's wrong?Name:  c25ce845-8064-4dc7-8a4f-105c2db17654.jpg
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    looking at the leaf base of the lower leaves I suspect you may have a bacterial rot going on. Looking into the crown of the Phal...what does it look like there?

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    I think I just saw a little white bug on one of the lower leaves.

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    Maybe you overwater you phal. The roots can't breathe due to soggy or very packed potting medium.

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    Isopropyl alcohol is useful on many bugs. Either sprayed or dabbed on with cotton swabs.

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    Concur with ron. looks like a bacterial crown rot. will have to act fast as it spreads so fast. apply a bactericide

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    Concur with ron. looks like a bacterial crown rot. will have to act fast as it spreads so fast. apply a bactericide

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    Be gentle remove the infected leaves and applied bactericide this one so contagious I hope you dont lost this plant.

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