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spiking phals

This is a discussion on spiking phals within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; two photos of my plants in spike one has double spike the other has one ...

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    two photos of my plants in spike
    one has double spike
    the other has one leaf that is fuscia underneath !
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    Bright light! Bright light! (Okay, so no one remembers the gremlin movie any more!) Your leaf has turned fucshia on the back because the light level is high for it at its present location. Plus, phals that have red or dark purple blooms are more likely to have the leaves color up like this. Its looking good! Be sure to post the bloom photo for us, okay?

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    I remember, Cindi
    Quote Originally Posted by cindiras View Post
    Bright light! Bright light! (Okay, so no one remembers the gremlin movie any more!) Your leaf has turned fucshia on the back because the light level is high for it at its present location. Plus, phals that have red or dark purple blooms are more likely to have the leaves color up like this. Its looking good! Be sure to post the bloom photo for us, okay?

    Congratulations on the nice growing, Cody.

    Cheers,
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    i checked today and the leaves are getting pretty warm ... i moved them to a shadier location in the same window. hopefully they will prefer this! but the coloring is really pretty!

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    It's their version of a tan...and yes it's pretty! Nice job...

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