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Help sick babies

This is a discussion on Help sick babies within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I guess I feel better about scorch than I would about fungus or bugs....

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    I guess I feel better about scorch than I would about fungus or bugs.

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    Just keep an eye open...I have had sunburned leaves one one orchid this summer develop a start of fungus in the dead portion of the leaf...mine looked like powdery black pinpricks. I caught it just as it started, and so I cut off the dead areas & sprayed with fungicide, and all seems well now.

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    Do you think I should just sacrafice the leaves as a precaution? On the one, I would be down to psuedo bulbs.

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    I'd not do that unless they start showing signs of a problem...

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    Ok, Dragon King hasn't gotten any worse since I moved it. Janet has lost most of the leaves from the p-bulbs, has one mor leaf looking worse for wear, but is growing lots of new starts from the base of the p-bulbs. Should I worry?

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    Growing new leads sounds to me like she is starting to recover.

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