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Stains in leaves

This is a discussion on Stains in leaves within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I'm sorry to bother all of u again, But I left my orchids unattended for ...

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    I'm sorry to bother all of u again,

    But I left my orchids unattended for only two days and when I returned I found this white stain on some of them. What is the cause of this?

    This is my BC. Maikai


    Phal. NOID


    Den. Candy Stripe


    Thanks for your time,
    Lisa

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    That's sun scorch. Too bright light when you were away...shade them a bit

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    Yes, we call it hot-spots. Just as Clint said, the light was too bright on them. Sorry.

    Cheers,
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    Ohh thats to bad =(
    do I need to cut the affected leaves?

    Thanks for the reply,
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    Quote Originally Posted by elissamiranda View Post
    Ohh thats to bad =(
    do I need to cut the affected leaves?

    Thanks for the reply,
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    Nope. They will just have that damaged looking spot until they fall off naturally. Sorry.

    Cheers,
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    Well I guess you have to take a few bumps along the road to learn your lesson.
    Thanks for everything,
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    Don't cut the leaves. The plant still needs them for photosynthesis.

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