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New orchid almost dead

This is a discussion on New orchid almost dead within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I've heard you need at least one healthy root to save a plant...

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    I've heard you need at least one healthy root to save a plant

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    Not necessarily true. Orchids can be coaxed into growing a root where none may exist already before they die. Orchids (at least phals) will send out a root when it figures it is in need of water and it isn't getting any, it may pop a root to go in search of water. Otherwise, it is curtains!

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    Thank you all so much.

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