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My Poor Phal

This is a discussion on My Poor Phal within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I didn't take my phal with me to college and my mother, who has a ...

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    moonlightstheory is offline Junior Member
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    I didn't take my phal with me to college and my mother, who has a decidedly black thumb, did some serious damage. It was in a bad medium and of course developed root rot. I've repotted it and am watering and fertilizing it regularly, but the most of the leaves are purple and it's just not doing well. Does anyone have any advice to help it?

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    Hi MLT, I have pasted two links below that should help you make some changes to your phal and hopefully save it from the care your mom gave it while you were away at college. If your phalaenopsis still has roots, I bet you can save it. Here's to trying!

    These articles are found in our OrchidTalk Article Library:

    What is a Phal Supposed to Look Like

    Growing the Phalaenopsis Orchid

    Cheers,
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    Thanks!

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