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Spots gone crazy

This is a discussion on Spots gone crazy within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; These used to be the typical Sharry Baby spots--just two dark freckles on this leaf. ...

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    Default Spots gone crazy

    These used to be the typical Sharry Baby spots--just two dark freckles on this leaf. But I just checked today and they've changed into a hideous array of black patches surrounded by tiny speckles. What's wrong? This isn't anything like the common spots...maybe another infection?
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    Lily, yeah--hate it when that happens. An infection has set in: that's definitely not the typical Sharry Baby spotting.

    You'll have to do the usual thing, cut the leaf tip with sterile blade, etc. etc.

    Besides constant spraying, I know of no other way to keep that stuff from happening.

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    Thanks . I did some plant "surgery" with the leaf and now I'm keeping an eye on the other leaves to check if it spreads (hopefully not ). Maybe I'll spray a little to be safe.

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