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Worried About Phal

This is a discussion on Worried About Phal within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Okay, my Phal wsa doing great for a while, it's has five leaves and five ...

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    Okay, my Phal wsa doing great for a while, it's has five leaves and five blossoms, but recently the three bottom leaves are getting a little yellow and droopy. The top two are still green and firm, and all the blooms are still fine. The bottom most leaf on one side was always a little yellow, but firm, it's just recently that they've lost that.

    I don't think I've been oeverwatering it, but I guess it's possible. What else could be wrong?

    I fertalize every time I water, with 1/4 strength 20-20-20.

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    Hi ,Don't worry ,it is normal for Phals . to drop the lower leaves usually one on each side , it will gorw new from the crown (top) of the plant . Mine are doing the same thing . Gin

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    Styx, no problem at all. As long as the topmost few leaves are still firm and green, the plant will be fine.

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    Okay, good. Whew. >_>

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