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Sunburn or something worse?

This is a discussion on Sunburn or something worse? within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Oh Ali I'm surprised that no one brought up the real reason you have no ...

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    Oh Ali I'm surprised that no one brought up the real reason you have no worries about this plant. You have a "green thumb", so no harm can come. AL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jose R. Nieves View Post
    Looks like recently potted but leaves are a good color and I can see new roots in the frontal lead. It would be nice if we had a name. Some bulbos drop the older leaves as they mature. Take a peek at the roots pulling the plant gently from the pot (a previous soak helps), if they look OK then place it in your growing area and observe for further leaf drop.
    It's a b. claptonense

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    Don't know anything about bulbos but love your nail colour...
    Haha thanks

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    looks like just the older leaf dropping, probably not a problem, if the plant was turning mushy at the roots or bulbs, then a problem... i think when orchids get shipped around and change environments, it can stress them into losing older leaves.

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