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Color Break Virus

This is a discussion on Color Break Virus within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; My beautiful baby opened with looking horrible this time. The dreaded color break virus. It ...

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    Default Color Break Virus

    My beautiful baby opened with looking horrible this time. The dreaded color break virus. It was fine last time it opened. Now its off to the brush pile in the woods.
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    Not the first in my collection to go there.

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    I am so sorry, know how you feel Gin

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    Well you could always have a piece sent to be checked to make sure ... but that one looks pretty definite. Major bummer.

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    That is no good. Sorry.

    Guess it is time to get a new one.

    Cheers,
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    Horrible... my condolences! I agree with BD, the best cure is to go shopping right away.

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    That stinks! Chunk it outside, follow Bruce's instructions; but buy two new ones!

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    That sucks, sorry

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    Wow...man i'm so glad I haven't seen that yet! Yikes!

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    I know its hard, but get rid of at ASAP.... VIruses are easily transmitted ( think colds and flu). and clean anything that touched it... We are always taught to ' flame' our pruners between plants- to prevent spread of disease....

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    You have my condolences.

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