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sick orchid needs help please

This is a discussion on sick orchid needs help please within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Thats a good pot to help you not overwater again. You can see the roots ...

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    Thats a good pot to help you not overwater again. You can see the roots very well. Just keep in mind that green roots means no water is needed. If they turn silver/white then water. This picture indicates a plant that is not in need of more water.

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    That bark does look pretty dark and broken down. If that spike has flowers, wait for it to finish and then repot.

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