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Brown Leaf Tips

This is a discussion on Brown Leaf Tips within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Thanks, Julie, good info! She (they) are worth better quality water, I will see what ...

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    Thanks, Julie, good info! She (they) are worth better quality water, I will see what I can find. Been trying to use rain water, but we are 16" below normal here right now! Currently using tap water that has set out overnight in a plastic bucket.
    Now that she is stabilized and beginning to recover, how about how (in)frequently should I fertilize? Previously it was every two weeks; either was too often or too strong. What do ya'll suggest?

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    The general rule for orchids is to fertilize weekly weakly. That typically means 1/4-1/2 the recommended strength. I go less for Paphs in general and very light on those sensitive to fert. Also less during the winter for plants that aren't actively growing.

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    Hi Tmai,

    I was going to PM you the Website for the reverse osmosis shower filter I use, but you don't accept PM's. If you're interested, PM me with an e-mail address.

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    Julie, not sure what I'm doing here. What is a PM? Made some changes in control panel. Can you send it now?
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