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Miltoniopsis with brown and curled petals

This is a discussion on Miltoniopsis with brown and curled petals within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I'm not sure what's wrong with the flowers, but as you can see they are ...

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    Default Miltoniopsis with brown and curled petals

    I'm not sure what's wrong with the flowers, but as you can see they are brown, curled, and deformed. This plant was a gift, and I didn't know what it was until it bloomed. I love the color, but I'd like to see better flowers. Any tips or ideas of what might be wrong?

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    wetfeet101b is offline It's not dead! It's just permanently dormant.
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    The pleated leaves indicate inadequate or inconsistent moisture/water.
    That could have also affected flower formation.

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    Brutal_Dreamer is offline Dreaming with my eyes open...
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    John is right on. Looks like there is an issue with the roots. Probably not getting the right amount of water due to root loss or under-watering.


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