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Cattleya problem

This is a discussion on Cattleya problem within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi can any one ID the disease of this cattleya .. what should i do ...

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    Hi can any one ID the disease of this cattleya .. what should i do next?

    rotten new spike

    another spike in good condition

    Full plant

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    i'm thinking too much water and water getting into the new growths which are more susceptible to rot... so try and let the plant dry out in between watering.

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    It does look like a rot...I would remove the affected area with sterile scissors or whatever you have and then use a fungicide after. The rest of the plant looks good.

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