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Phalaenopsis Belina with fungal infection ?

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    Default Phalaenopsis Belina with fungal infection ?

    Hello again.

    I'm sorry for being so annoying with all this questions but i have one more Phal that needs help, i promise it will be the last

    It is a Phal Belina.

    The Phal was 9 days inside a card box.









    I suspect of a fungal infection but i dont have any fungicides with me, so i searched in this site and i found a cinnamon recipe.
    I would like to ask if it is ok to emerge the roots in the cinnamon solution without affecting (what it seems to be ) a flower spike:


    Thank You.

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    I use cinnamon when I cut off damaged or fungus-y areas of leaf, but I have been told not to use it in the roots (as it is very drying), so I think there is likely a better way...hopefully someone with more experience in these maladies can chime in. Good luck!

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    Ummm...cut the yucky away at once and spray it with Listerine. It apparently takes care of quite a lot of stuff. Another method would be to boil a big fat garlic clove shortly in a liter of water and use the cold solution to water and spray the plant. It has bactericide and anti fungal properties. I did not use either method personally because I didn't need to but the Listerine is here in a thread called Avon skin so soft something and the garlic I found on line a few days ago, blast me if I remember where.



    Laura

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    If you do a cinnamon brew you can emerge the plant in it, it should be safe.
    Just remeber to cut away the soft brown part.
    /M

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    I think the word everyone seems to be looking for here is "immerse".

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